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24/05/2016 - Rwanda President Paul Kagame and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta have endorsed President Akinwumi Adesina’s “New Deal on Energy”, a vehicle through which the African Development Bank (AfDB) will invest in delivering electricity for all Africans, by 2025.

Categories: Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia, Energy & Power, Partnerships, Private Sector, The President

28/04/2016 - An African Development Bank-supported training for the Kenya Police and Judiciary in handling gender-based cyber violence kicked off in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 25, 2016.

Categories: Kenya, Education, Partnerships, Gender, Information & Communication Technology

07/03/2016 - On February 29, 2016, during the joint business development mission between the African Development Bank’s Infrastructure Finance and PPP Division and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in East Africa, the EARC Regional Director Gabriel Negatu met with Kenya’s Principal Secretary of the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, Joseph Njoroge, in Nairobi.

Categories: Kenya, Private Sector, Partnerships, Infrastructure

03/03/2016 - March 3, 2016 marks Africa Environment Day, which is celebrated in conjunction with Wangari Maathai Day in honour of the late Nobel Laureate’s legacy for environmental conservation. The theme of this year’s Africa Environment Day is “Strengthening women’s access to, and control over natural resources.”

Categories: Kenya, Environment, Gender, African Legal Support Facility, Fragility & Resilience, African Natural Resources Centre

10/12/2015 - African governments have been urged to review their education curricula to have relevant skills and human capital development for green growth and climate adaptation and green jobs on the continent.

Categories: Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya, Education, Environment, Climate Change, Youth, Employment, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Information & Communication Technology

04/12/2015 - A group of past and present members of the African Group of Negotiators (AGN) has called on African institutions to start offering courses in climate change to help them deal with emerging environment matters.

Categories: Gambia, Kenya, France, Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships

03/12/2015 - Stronger partnerships, sound national policies, more funding for climate change adaptation and mitigation, research, community involvement and sensitization are key to realizing the goals of the Great Green Wall initiative in Africa.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Climate Change, Environment, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Food Production, Employment, Fragility & Resilience, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction

16/11/2015 - Delegates attending the consultative Week for PIDA (Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa), or PIDA Week, taking place at the headquarters of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Abidjan from November 13-17, heard that the most binding constraint to unlocking infrastructure financing in Africa was lack of properly prepared projects, which in turn is due to lack of adequate capacity to prepare large projects.

Categories: Ethiopia, Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), Infrastructure, Regional Integration, Energy & Power, Transport, Information & Communication Technology, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships

12/10/2015 - The judges of the CNN MultiChoice African Journalists of the Year 2015 have announced that Thomas Naadi Bitlegma of Ghana has won the prestigious African Development Bank (AfDB) Environmental Journalist Award.

Categories: Kenya, Environment, Partnerships

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

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