The 2019 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group will be held from 11-14 June 2019, in Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Find out more

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17/05/2019 - Officially opening the continent’s digital economy summit in the Rwandan capital, President Paul Kagame called the task to advance Africa’s digital economy agenda “a pan-African responsibility.”

Categories: Mali, Kenya, Rwanda


15/05/2019 - The Board of the African Development Bank on 15 May 2019 approved a EUR 90 million loan to support the establishment of the Kenya Mortgage Refinance Company (KMRC) to aid access to affordable mortgage loans by lower and middle income households.

Categories: Kenya


16/04/2019 - The manufacturing sector will hold the key to future growth in East Africa, the African Development Bank’s lead Economist for the Bank’s East Africa Regional Office has emphasised.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda


04/04/2019 - One hundred and sixty young women have begun a month-long coding class on two Nigerian campuses under a new programme to give African youth digital skills for the work force. The Coding for Employment programme, organised by the African Development Bank and Microsoft Philanthropies, prioritises young women who typically have been side-lined in the technology ecosystem.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya, Rwanda, Education, Gender, Information & Communication Technology


  • From: 11/04/2019
  • To: 12/04/2019
  • Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

The Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department of the African Development Bank will organize a two-day workshop on portfolio improvement in Nairobi, Kenya from 11-12 April 2019.

Categories: Kenya, Agriculture & Agro-industries


01/04/2019 - A year after the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) in Kigali by 49 African states, and following the ratification of the agreement by Ethiopia on the first anniversary on 21st March, only one more state is now required to reach the minimum requirement of 22 ratifying states. This will confirm its entry into force, contributing to the creation of one of the potentially biggest free trade areas in the world.

Categories: Kenya, Tanzania, Regional Integration


  • From: 02/04/2019
  • To: 08/04/2019
  • Location: Abuja, Cairo, Cameroon, Nairobi and Pretoria

Following the successful launch of the 2019 edition of its flagship African Economic Outlook in January, the African Development Bank will launch the regional versions of the report (West, Central, East, South and North Africa).

Categories: Egypt, Nigeria, Kenya, Cameroon


20/03/2019 - The African Development Bank has called for global collaboration to ensure consistent and coordinated support to African countries in the implementation of their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).

Categories: Kenya, Climate Change


14/03/2019 - The African Development Bank will double its climate finance commitments for the period 2020-2025, the Bank’s President announced today at the One Planet Summit taking place in Nairobi. Akinwumi A. Adesina said that the Bank would commit at least US$25 billion towards climate finance.

Categories: Kenya, Climate Change, Energy & Power


13/03/2019 - The President of the African Development Bank Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, will lead a delegation to the One Planet Summit (OPS 2019), which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya on 14 March 2019 as part of the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), running from 11 to 15 March 2019.

Categories: Kenya, Climate Change, Energy & Power, The President


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