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20/09/2017 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on September 19, 2017, announced the debarment of Entreprise de Construction Urbaine et Rurale (ECUR) for a minimum period of three years. An investigation conducted by the AfDB’s Office of Integrity and Anti-Corruption established that ECUR engaged in a fraudulent practice in the execution of a road rehabilitation project in Mali: The company submitted a forged bank guarantee to secure an advance payment on a works contract financed by the AfDB.

Categories: Integrity and Anti-Corruption


22/08/2017 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on August 22nd, 2017, announced the debarment of Chongqing International Construction Corporation (CICO) for a minimum period of twelve months.

Categories: Partnerships, Integrity and Anti-Corruption


10/11/2016 - In response to the challenges facing Regional Member Countries (RMCs) in the fight against corruption and in line with the institution’s priorities, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, approved the establishment of the Africa Integrity Fund (AIF).

Categories: Integrity and Anti-Corruption


28/10/2016 - Côte d’Ivoire has joined the Partnership on Illicit Finance. The announcement was delivered by Fiacre Adopo, Adviser to the Minister of Budget, who represented the Ivorian Government during a workshop on tackling corruption, illegal trade and other forms of illicit financial flows (IFF), hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB).

Categories: Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector, Partnerships, Integrity and Anti-Corruption


13/01/2016 - In its bid to further promote good governance and ethical business practices in its operations and investment decisions, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), met on January 13, 2016 in Abidjan and approved the Integrity Due Diligence Policy on non-sovereign operations (IDD).

Categories: Private Sector, Partnerships, Integrity and Anti-Corruption


10/12/2015 - “Africa loses $148 billion to corruption every year. Just think of how many continents you could light up with that amount,” Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, said Wednesday. He was speaking at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on December 9, 2015 in commemoration of International Anti-Corruption Day under the theme Break the Corruption Chain.

Categories: Energy & Power, Gender, Partnerships, Health, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption, The President


02/12/2015 - The African Development Bank Group (“AfDB”) announces that on November 30, 2015, it concluded a Settlement Agreement with Hitachi, Ltd. (“Hitachi”) of Tokyo, Japan.

Categories: Japan, Integrity and Anti-Corruption


05/10/2015 - Civil society has a key role to play in fighting corruption – from monitoring public services, denouncing bribery and raising awareness, to contributing to the implementation of international anti-corruption instruments such as the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). The African Development Bank’s Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department (IACD) acknowledges the important role of civil society in the fight against corruption.

Categories: Senegal, Nigeria, Kenya, Information & Communication Technology, Civil Society, Quality Assurance & Results, Partnerships, Economic & Financial Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption


01/10/2015 - The African Development Bank Group (“AfDB” or “Bank”) on October 1st, 2015, announced the conclusion of a settlement with SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (“SNC-Lavalin”). The settlement follows an inquiry supervised by the Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department (“IACD”) of the Bank and pertains to contracts awarded to SNC-Lavalin International Inc. (“SNCLI”) on two AfDB-financed projects in Uganda and Mozambique.

Categories: Partnerships, Integrity and Anti-Corruption


15/12/2014 - The AfDB imposes a three year debarment on China First Highway Engineering Co. Ltd. following admission of fraudulent and collusive practices in an AfDB-financed project. In addition, the bank levies a financial penalty of USD 18.86 million to support anti-corruption projects on the continent.

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, China, Integrity and Anti-Corruption


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