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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15/05/2019 - Le président de la Banque africaine de développement, Akinwumi Adesina, poursuit sa tournée en Afrique centrale par une visite officielle au Tchad, les 16 et 17 mai, afin de renforcer le partenariat de la Banque avec le pays de « Toumaï », qui signifie « espoir de vie » en langue gorane.

Categories: Chad, The President


15/05/2019 - With Africa’s digital economy taking off exponentially, the continent must ready itself to maximize the potential dividends of the Continental Free Trade Area agreement, panel members told a packed auditorium in Kigali at the opening of Transform Africa Summit 2019 on Tuesday.

Categories: Private Sector, Regional Integration


14/05/2019 - Le président de la Banque africaine de développement, Akinwumi Adesina, a affirmé le soutien de l’institution aux efforts de relance économique de la République centrafricaine (RCA) lors d’un entretien, dimanche 12 mai 2019 à Bangui, avec le président Faustin-Archange Touadéra.

Categories: Central African Republic, The President


14/05/2019 - African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina completed a three-day visit to the Republic of Congo on 12 May 2019, reaffirming the Bank's strong partnership with the Central African country.

Categories: Congo, The President


13/05/2019 - The Governing Committee of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) has approved a funding allocation of $61.8 million for the African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) program.

Categories: Gender, Employment, AFAWA (Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa)


13/05/2019 - Following the devastating cyclones, Idai and Kenneth, which hit the central and northern parts of Mozambique, its government requested support from the African Development Bank for long-term assistance on the management of climate disasters.

Categories: Mozambique, Climate Change, Environment


13/05/2019 - Growing vehicle ownership and rapid urbanization have increased the incidence of road accidents in Africa. Nearly 50% of the victims are pedestrians, cyclists or motorcyclists, who are exposed to multiple hazards and often chaotic conditions on Africa’s roads. The grief and distress experienced due to the loss of life or injury could be prevented by systematic and appropriate solutions from governments and societies.

Categories: Transport


10/05/2019 - « Éclairer l’Afrique et l’alimenter en énergie » est, depuis fin 2015, une des cinq grandes priorités stratégiques, « High 5 », de la Banque africaine de développement, qui vise un accès universel à l’électricité sur le continent, dont ont déjà bénéficié des dizaines de millions d’Africains vivant notamment dans des zones rurales.

Categories: Morocco, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Angola, Zimbabwe


09/05/2019 - The African Development Bank and the United Nations Water Convention have agreed to jointly encourage African countries to join the UN water management organization to promote integrated and sustainable management of surface and groundwater resources.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation


08/05/2019 - The Management Board of the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) has met to review progress made in 2018 and to assess the implementation of its projects. The Board considered key issues and events, which will be discussed further on the margins of the 2019 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group, scheduled to take place next month in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

Categories: African Legal Support Facility


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