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07/03/2018 - "This is no longer business as usual," African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina, said at the start of meetings with Finance Ministers from North African countries, held at the Bank's headquarters.

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Youth, Partnerships, Employment, The High 5s, Poverty Reduction, Regional Integration, Private Sector, The President, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


07/03/2018 - In a historic first, East African Governors of the African Development Bank met with the President Akinwumi Adesina and Executives to discuss economic challenges, opportunities and successes in the continent's fast-growing powerhouse region.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Partnerships, Private Sector, Youth, Employment, Poverty Reduction, Regional Integration, The High 5s, The President, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


07/03/2018 - The African Development Bank and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment, which they likened to a “ticking time bomb.”

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Youth, Poverty Reduction, Employment, Regional Integration, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Private Sector, The High 5s, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


24/11/2017 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a donné, vendredi 24 novembre 2017 à Abidjan, en Côte d’Ivoire, son accord pour le décaissement de près de 107 millions de dollars américains, afin de financer la construction et la réhabilitation d’un tronçon routier de 218 km reliant le Burkina Faso au Niger.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Infrastructure, Regional Integration, The High 5s, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


21/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for bold actions to improve connectivity, market access, and cost reduction in Africa’s aviation sector.

Categories: Nigeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Cabo Verde, Ghana, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Transport, Private Sector, Infrastructure, NEPAD, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


23/11/2016 - Africa has to provide employment opportunities for its youth if it is to harness their potential and contribute to the desired economic growth outlined in the vision of Agenda 2063.

Categories: Infrastructure, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), Partnerships, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


15/09/2015 - On September 10, 2015, African Development Bank Vice-President for Infrastructure, Private Sector and Regional Integration, Solomon Asamoah, participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Wilson Center for Scholars in Washington, DC, titled: The US-Africa Leaders’ Summit One Year On: Progress, Challenges, and the Way Forward for Economic Relations.

Categories: United States of America, Infrastructure, Regional Integration, Partnerships, Private Sector, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


09/07/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group announced on Wednesday, June 8 the approval of €16.7 million (a €9-million loan and a €7.7-million grant) in financing toward a program which aims to strengthen the electricity distribution network in Guinea Bissau’s capital by rehabilitating the facilities of 31,000 existing subscribers; connecting 10,500 new subscribers; and improving the commercial management and governance of the public utility, the National Electricity and Water Corporation (company named EAGB).

Categories: Guinea-Bissau, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


12/06/2015 - The Sere Wind Farm from Eskom, the South African electricity public utility, recently achieved its full commercial operational capacity of a 100 MW . The achievement of this milestone in the Western Cape of South Africa is in line with the commitments made by Eskom in terms of both time and cost.

Categories: South Africa, Energy & Power, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Infrastructure & Regional Integration


10/06/2015 - “The urban population in Africa will increase by an additional 300 million people in the next 20 years. Given the limitation of current financing mechanisms, it is critical to find more innovative and sustainable funding sources,” Amadou Oumarou, Director of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Infrastructure, Transport, Urban Development and ICT Department (OITC), told participants in a stakeholder meeting, Thursday, June 4, 2015 in Abidjan.

Categories: Infrastructure, Partnerships, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


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