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21/03/2019 - In the lakeside village of Kafuzira, in the Nkhotakota District of Malawi’s Central Region, the water taps are not yet running. In the dry season, the women and girls still trudge five kilometers to Lake Malawi to fetch water for their daily needs. Then when the rains come and fill the nearby water holes, they compete with domestic and wild animals for water from the same sources.

Categories: Malawi, Water Supply & Sanitation


06/03/2019 - Beauty Matomola is one of the champions of the Government’s Transforming Rural Livelihoods in Western Zambia project, financed by the African Development Bank. A cheerful, energetic 34-year-old single mother of two, she is using her considerable powers of persuasion to help local communities achieve a low cost, high impact project in the region: getting her neighbors to build decent latrines.

Categories: Zambia, Water Supply & Sanitation


04/03/2019 - Le gouvernement de São Tomé & Príncipe et la Banque africaine de développement ont procédé, le vendredi 1er mars 2019 à Abidjan, à la signature d’un accord de don de 2 millions de dollars USD, pour cofinancer les dépenses liées aux activités préparatoires du projet d’aménagement d’un port en eau profonde à Fernão Dias dans le nord du pays.

Categories: São Tomé and Príncipe, Infrastructure, NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF)


04/03/2019 - The African Development Bank’s Executive Director for Southern African Group II Constituency Henrich Gaomab II, was in Zimbabwe to tour power projects implemented under the ZimFund Emergency Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project Phase II and for talks with government officials

Categories: Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund


01/03/2019 - The Bank’s regional governors from southern Africa gathered yesterday to consider and discuss the work of the African Development Bank in the past year, following detailed presentations by the Bank’s senior management and an opening speech of welcome by Bank President Akinwumi Adesina.

Categories: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, São Tomé and Príncipe, South Africa, eSwatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe, The President


01/03/2019 - The African Development Bank has approved the recommendations of the third Monitoring Report of the Independent Review Mechanism on the Implementation of the Updated Management Action Plan for Eskom South Africa’s Medupi Power Project.

Categories: South Africa, Independent Review Mechanism (IRM)


28/02/2019 - Communities of Ezulwini Valley in north west Eswatini, will soon benefit from a water supply and sanitation project funded by the African Development Bank, ending challenges to potable water supply.

Categories: eSwatini


27/02/2019 - The Kingdom of Eswatini is developing its infrastructure, growing the private sector, and providing an environment that will attract foreign direct investments. The country’s development agenda, despite recent economic challenges, is fully geared to human capital development and improving the quality of life and the social well-being of its people.

Categories: eSwatini, Agriculture & Agro-industries


20/02/2019 - Did you know that every $1 invested in nutrition generates as much as $138 in better health and increased productivity?

The evidence is clear: improving nutrition boosts personal health as well as economic health.

Categories: Gambia, Ghana, Senegal, Kenya, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Nutrition, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative, The President


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