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20/06/2018 - Though the majority of African countries have developed relatively robust institutional frameworks for the regulation of their electricity sectors, much work remains in strengthening regulatory independence, says the Electricity Regulatory Index for Africa (ERI) – a crucial new report by the African Development Bank.

Categories: Mauritius, Energy & Power


  • From: 20/06/2018
  • To: 20/06/2018
  • Location: Conference Room 4, Dinarobin Beachcomber Hotels, Le Morne, Mauritius

The African Development Bank will on 20 June 2018 launch its flagship Electricity Regulatory Index (ERI) – a special report that measures the level of development of the regulatory frameworks in African countries and examines their impact on the performance of their respective electricity sectors.

Categories: Mauritius, Energy & Power


08/06/2018 - A Mozambican delegation headed by Economy Minister Adriano Maleiane participated in the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Busan, Korea, a key conference on economic affairs for the continent at which Finance Ministers from the Bank’s 80 Member States meet with academics, development partners and civil society organizations.

Categories: Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Private Sector, Partnerships, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance


07/06/2018 - African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, met with São Tomé and Príncipe President Evaristo Carvalho on Wednesday, just as the Bank’s Board of Directors in Abidjan approved the island nation’s new Country Strategy Paper 2018-2022.

Categories: São Tomé & Príncipe, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Gender, Education, Employment, Youth, Poverty Reduction, The President


05/06/2018 - The Mozambican Government seeks to provide universal access to electricity for economic development. To that end, the Electricity IV project was co-financed by the African Development Bank, the Government of Mozambique and the OPEC Fund for International Development. Implemented for over 10 years, the project was completed in 2017.

Categories: Mozambique, Energy & Power, Partnerships


04/06/2018 - The first President of the African Development Bank group to set foot on São Tomé and Príncipe, Akinwumi Adesina has arrived in the country for a five-day official visit to strengthen alliances between his institution and this lower middle-income island nation with a fragile economy.

Categories: São Tomé & Príncipe, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Poverty Reduction, The President


24/05/2018 - Ministers of Finance, Agriculture and Governors of Central Banks from African countries have called for further innovative financing mechanisms to deal with the impact of climate change, which has led to economic losses from cycles, conflict, insecurity and cross-border political instability in the Sahel region.

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina attended the discussions by the Bank’s Board of Governors, emphasizing the Bank’s involvement in strengthening the technical cooperation between the Bank and the African Risk Capacity (ARC) to respond to climate change in Africa.

Categories: Gambia, Mali, Malawi, Niger, Senegal, Climate Change, Environment


23/05/2018 - “For every drop of water you waste, you must know that somewhere on earth, someone is desperately looking for a drop of water!” Novelist and thinker Mehmet Murat Ildan’s warning could be referring to the likes of 39-year-old Mercy Chimusoro of Zengeza 3 Extension D, Chitungwiza and her family.

Categories: Zimbabwe, Water Supply & Sanitation


14/05/2018 - “Sewer bursts had become a common feature, sometimes the sewage would find its way into the house, it was horrible,” says 54-year-old Ellen Chingodza, a Ruwa resident for the past 24 years.

Categories: Zimbabwe


08/05/2018 - By 2050, just 32 short years from now, Africa’s growing population will tip the scales at a whopping 2 billion, with a youth of 840 million. In the process, the continent will overtake the populations of China and India combined.

Categories: South Africa, The President


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