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17/02/2017 - Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, un prêt et un don d’un montant total de 5,4 millions de dollars EU, pour financer le projet de développement de l’anacarde dans le bassin de la Comoé au Burkina Faso.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Agriculture & Agro-industries


10/01/2017 - Uganda’s Minister of Finance Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija, and Gabriel Negatu, East Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office Director General, signed African Development Bank and African Development Fund loan agreements of US $151 million for the Multinational Uganda-Rwanda Busega-Mpigi express highway project on December 29, 2016.

Categories: Uganda, Rwanda, Transport, Regional Integration


19/12/2016 - The African Development Bank, on 19th December 2016, signed a loan of US$ 500 million to finance the Egypt Economic Governance and Energy Support Program Phase II. The loan, which was approved by the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors on 13th December 2016, is the second tranche of a three year, US$ 1.5 billion programmatic series, covering the fiscal years 2015/16 to 2017/18 (July-June). It builds on the first phase of the operation, a US$ 500 million loan that was approved in December 2015 and was fully disbursed in early January 2016.

Categories: Egypt, Energy & Power, Economic & Financial Governance


16/12/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on December 16 2016 a loan of € 237.5 million to Côte d'Ivoire for the first phase of a major project aimed at significantly improving urban transport in the city of Abidjan. The Bank is expected to provide an additional € 329.47 million in 2017, which would bring the total financing to € 567 million.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Transport, Infrastructure


15/12/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a financing package of USD 159 million to partly finance Ethiopian Airlines’ expansion plan and fleet modernization program. The package comprises two tranches, with the first tranche (85% of the financing) being covered by African Trade Insurance, Africa’s export credit agency, which will be providing credit risk insurance to the transaction. The investment is a reflection of the Bank’s new strategic thrust to achieve its five operational priorities and is rooted on the necessity to integrate Africa and improve air connectivity in the continent.

Categories: Ethiopia, Transport


15/12/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has approved a loan of US$ 500 million to finance Egypt’s economic governance and energy support program phase II. The loan is the second tranche of a three year, US$ 1.5 billion programmatic series, covering the fiscal years 2015/16 to 2017/18 (July-June). It builds on the first phase of the operation, a US$ 500 million loan that was approved in December 2015 and was fully disbursed in early January 2016.

Categories: Egypt, Energy & Power, Economic & Financial Governance


18/11/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on Friday, November 18, 2016 approved a US $135-million loan to finance a water and sanitation program targeting small towns in Zambia.

Categories: Zambia, Water Supply & Sanitation


19/10/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved an eight-year US $40-million corporate loan to the Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) in Ado Ekiti (Nigeria), to finance part of the university’s expansion plan. The project will make ABUAD a centre of excellence for tertiary education in Africa, expanding access to high-quality education to over 10,000 students per year.

Categories: Nigeria, Education, Youth, Partnerships, Private Sector, Employment


12/10/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a Senior Loan of ZAR 570 million to South Africa’s Housing Investment Partners Trust 2 -HIP2), also known as Vulumnyango Trust, to help finance affordable housing programmes in the country. The loan will help improve access to long-term affordable housing finance to South Africa’s lower-middle income earners currently with limited opportunities to access affordable mortgages.

Categories: South Africa, Employment, Gender, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Private Sector


15/07/2016 - The African Development Bank has approved a USD 104 million loan to the Government of Ethiopia for a project which will sustainably extend power to industries, small businesses to enhance job creation and improve access to basic services in the country’s Tigray and Afar regions.

Categories: Ethiopia, Energy & Power