News & Events
26/10/2018 - In line with its Jobs for Youth in Africa (JfYA) Strategy to boost job creation and entrepreneurship across Africa, the African Development Bank held a breakfast session at the ongoing 24th Nigerian Economic Summit themed, “Education to Employment – Mind the Gap.” The session was a joint event between the Bank, National Universities Commission (NUC), Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Siemens, GE, MasterCard Foundation, World Bank, and Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG).
05/09/2018 - Le Bureau national de la Banque africaine de développement en Guinée (COGN), en collaboration avec la Primature guinéenne et le Bureau international du travail (BIT) a lancé, jeudi 30 août 2018 à l’Hôtel Kaloum (Conakry, Guinée), un atelier dédié au Répertoire opérationnel africain des métiers et de l’emploi (ROAME).
31/08/2018 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a octroyé un don de 5 milliards de Francs CFA, via son Fonds africain de développement, au Conseil de l’entente, pour financer la réforme du Centre régional de formation en entretien routier (CERFER). Le financement s’inscrit dans le cadre du projet d’appui à l’intégration de la formation (PAIF) dans les métiers de la route, du chemin de fer et des mines dans les pays membres dudit Conseil – Côte d’Ivoire, Bénin, Togo, Burkina-Faso et Niger.
11/07/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved an additional US$10 million equity investment in the African Guarantee Fund for SMEs. This support will enable the Fund to continue guaranteeing loans to small and medium sized enterprises across Africa, thereby stimulating private enterprise development and sustainable job creation.
28/06/2018 - The 2018 Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey has ranked the African Development Bank the fourth best company to work with in Africa. Of 100 companies listed, the top four include the World Bank Group, Chevron, Exxon Mobil and the African Development Bank.
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.
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.
06/06/2018 - The African Development Bank, together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook – launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. By training youth in demand-driven Information and Communications Technology (ICT) curriculum and matching graduates directly with ICT employers, this new Program prepares Africa’s youth for tomorrow’s jobs and unleashes the next generation of young digital innovators from the continent. Coding for Employment will create over 9 million jobs and reach 32 million youth and women across Africa.
31/05/2018 - At its 2018 Annual Meetings in Busan, Korea, the African Development Bank signed a 5-year, US $3-million Line of Credit (LoC) with Sierra Leone’s Union Trust Bank (UTB), the only indigenous private bank in Sierra Leone and an important provider of finance for indigenous micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. The LoC will primarily target local SMEs and women-owned businesses working in agriculture, energy, manufacturing and services, among others.