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23/07/2018 - The expansion of a 13-kilometre Outer ring road in the Kenyan capital has significantly reduced travel times and road congestion demonstrating the power of road infrastructure in development, says African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina.
23/07/2018 - A cloud of steam rises from beneath the earth’s surface sending fine showers onto the faces of the dignitaries visiting the Menengai Well- 01, a major geothermal power project in Kenya which is set to significantly boost the country’s electricity capacity and lead the way in providing clean energy.
19/07/2018 - The President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina is in Kenya on a state visit from –19-21 July 2018 to participate in high-level activities aimed at strengthening cooperation with the Kenyan Government and attract more private sector funding
10/07/2018 - Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure platform, will host its third General Shareholders Meeting (GSM) in Nairobi, Kenya on 19 July at Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel. President Uhuru Kenyatta will open the meeting, which is taking place for the first time in East Africa. Henry Rotich, the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury in Kenya, will also attend.
08/06/2018 - The African Development Bank approved on June 6, 2018 a senior loan of US $29.5 million and a concessional loan of US $20 million from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Clean Technology Fund (CTF) to Quantum Power East Africa GT Menengai Ltd.
24/05/2018 - The Babacar Ndiaye Trophy for 2018 was presented on Wednesday evening in Busan, Korea, by the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, to the representative of the Kenyan Head of State, Uhuru Kenyatta, who was distinguished for “his personal leadership and for the transformation of his country’s road network.”
18/04/2018 - Action on climate change and sustainable development together is the way forward for Africa. That is the top-line message that regional, public and private sector delegates will carry to international climate negotiations after a week of deliberations in the Kenyan capital.
16/04/2018 - For the first time ever, the African Development Bank has released summaries of the African Economic Outlook (AEO), its main flagship report, in three African languages: Arabic, Hausa and Kiswahili. These three languages are among the most widely spoken by over 300 million Africans. Releasing the report in local languages aims to increase accessibility of the publication’s findings to a large segment of Africans and promote linguistic inclusiveness. This release is also the latest innovation for increasing the relevance and timeliness of the African Economic Outlook.
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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.
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