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22/01/2019 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved an equity investment of up to US$ 25 million in ARCH Africa Renewable Power Fund (ARPF), a US$ 250 million private equity fund for renewable energy projects across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Categories: Energy & Power, Partnerships


21/01/2019 - Les 15 et 16 janvier 2019, le Comité Banque africaine de développement-société civile a tenu sa première réunion statutaire, au siège de la Banque, à Abidjan.

Categories: Civil Society, Partnerships, The High 5s


18/01/2019 - A team of ten Executive Directors (EDs) from the African Development Bank will be on a three-day stakeholder consultation mission in the Kingdom of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) over the period 27-30 January 2019.

Categories: eSwatini


18/01/2019 - The African Development Bank Group and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) signed a letter of intent on Wednesday 16th January 2019 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan. The letter commits the institutions to increase their collaboration to accelerate gender equality, build resilience, and provide improved economic opportunities in Africa’s transition countries.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Health


17/01/2019 - Africa’s general economic performance continues to recover and GDP growth is projected to accelerate to 4.0 percent in 2019 and 4.1 percent in 2020. But improved macroeconomic and employment outcomes require industry to lead growth, according to the 2019 African Economic Outlook report, launched today by the African Development Bank.


17/01/2019 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed financing agreements worth €115 million with the Government of Rwanda to support the Rwanda Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Programme as additional financing. The funding, which comprises €114.27 million from the AfDB window and €0.8 million from the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative Trust Fund, augments the original financing of €104 million AfDB loan and €43 million Africa Growing Together Fund loan approved by the Bank’s Board in 2017.

Categories: Rwanda, Water Supply & Sanitation, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative


15/01/2019 - The European Commission has approved a grant of 5 million euros to the African Legal Support Facility, to finance the Facility’s Medium Term Strategy for the next five years.

Categories: Infrastructure, African Legal Support Facility


15/01/2019 - The daily one-hour commute between the densely populated Senegalese capital and the new suburb of Diamniadio, will soon be cut in half when the new Regional Express Train (TER) comes into service.

Categories: Senegal, Infrastructure, Transport


09/01/2019 - La Commission européenne et la Banque africaine de développement ont procédé,- à la signature de deux accords de co-financement, au profit du projet d’interconnexion électrique entre le Cameroun et le Tchad et de la Dorsale transsaharienne à fibre optique (DTS). C’était le jeudi 20 décembre 2018, au siège de la Commission européenne à Bruxelles.

Categories: Cameroon, Chad, Energy & Power, Infrastructure


08/01/2019 - The African Development Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed on 8th January a loan agreement with the Ministry of Development, Investment and International Cooperation (MDICI) and the National Office for Sanitation (ONAS) to finance the sanitation programme for small municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants.

Categories: Tunisia, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation


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