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13/06/2019 - Would you describe yourself as an African? Or is your primary identity based on your nationality?

That was one of the thought-provoking questions raised by senior German official Dominik Ziller during a panel discussion on regional integration at the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

Categories: Equatorial Guinea, Regional Integration


12/06/2019 - Leaders from four African countries on Wednesday shared their vision for an integrated and borderless Africa that would foster economic growth and development.

The leaders spoke during a high-level presidential dialogue on day two of the African Development Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings.

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, eSwatini, Regional Integration


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


25/04/2019 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a USD 80 million line of credit to the Botswana Development Corporation Ltd (“BDC”) to help the country’s industrialization and regional integration.

Categories: Botswana, Industrialization, Regional Integration


15/04/2019 - The Board of the African Development Bank has approved the Central Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper 2019 – 2025, adopting the Bank’s multinational operations in Central Africa over the indicated period.

Categories: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Regional Integration


03/04/2019 - Overall economic growth in West Africa is projected to be at 3.6 percent in 2019 and 2020, boosted by the recovery of commodity prices and improved production and service sectors in the region, although challenges and uneven performance would remain, the African Development Bank’s regional economic indicator report revealed.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Regional Integration


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


28/01/2019 - De jour comme de nuit, les transporteurs et chauffeurs routiers peuvent désormais franchir la frontière et parcourir les 975 kilomètres du tronçon Lomé-Ouagadougou en moins de trois jours. Depuis que la route a fini d’être réhabilitée, en octobre 2017 après cinq ans de travaux, leur trajet est devenu beaucoup moins éreintant, moins risqué et plus rapide.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Togo, Infrastructure, Transport, ADF, Regional Integration, Fragility & Resilience


25/01/2019 - Cars, trucks and pedestrians plied the new bridge linking the Gambia and Senegal Thursday, ushering in a new era of connectivity and integration for the two West African nations.

Categories: Gambia, Senegal, Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Integration


05/12/2018 - Emmanuel Orkoh, économiste chercheur, présentait mardi 4 décembre à Kigali, au Rwanda, un exposé sur Les effets du bien-être sur le genre découlant de l’intégration du commerce régional sur les ménages au Ghana, dans le cadre de la 13e Conférence économique africaine (AEC) 2018.

Categories: Ghana, Gender, Human Capital Development, Regional Integration


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