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19/03/2018 - The African Development Bank, the European Union (EU) Delegation in Rwanda, Embassy of Japan in Rwanda and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) joined the Government of Rwanda to launch the rehabilitation and widening of the Kagitumba-Kayonza-Rusumo road works in the Eastern province of Rwanda.

Categories: Rwanda, Japan, Partnerships, Transport, Infrastructure


15/03/2018 - Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform capitalized by the African Development Bank, 25 African countries, and two African Central Banks, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kimberly Heimert as General Counsel.

Categories: Morocco, Africa50, Infrastructure, Partnerships, The President


15/03/2018 - Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform capitalized by the African Development Bank, 25 African countries, and two African Central Banks, is pleased to announce the appointment of Raza Hasnani as Head of Infrastructure Investments for Africa50 Project Finance.

Categories: Morocco, Africa50, Infrastructure, Partnerships, The President


15/03/2018 - The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has commended the Government of Japan for its strong support of the Bank and its multi-billion economic transformation partnership with Africa. Adesina identified the private sector, energy and infrastructure development as key sectors that have benefited from Japan’s support.

Categories: Japan, Partnerships, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Nutrition, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


07/03/2018 - The African Development Bank and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment, which they likened to a “ticking time bomb.”

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Youth, Poverty Reduction, Employment, Regional Integration, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Private Sector, The High 5s, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


23/02/2018 - The African Development Bank and the Gabonese National Agency for Numerical Infrastructure and Frequency (ANINF) have signed agreements a feasibility study for the country's component of the Central African Backbone (CAB) project. The project is an integrated, innovative and transformative infrastructure which consist of completing the 901.8 km fiber optic connectivity to cover 14 missing links on the Gabonese national backbone.

Categories: Gabon, NEPAD, Infrastructure, Information & Communication Technology


13/12/2017 - To help speed up travel and transportation in Namibia, the Board of the African Development Bank has approved a loan of ZAR 2,000 million (US$ 153 million) to the Government of Namibia to upgrade a 210km stretch of railway in the west of the country. The support will also finance the upgrade of a section of the road from the capital, Windhoek, to its international airport.

Categories: Namibia, Transport, Infrastructure


13/12/2017 - In the bid to reduce the huge infrastructure financing gap in Sub-Sahara Africa, the African Development Bank has approved US $100 million to The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a Public Private Partnership (PPP) company, to reduce gap.

Categories: Infrastructure


11/12/2017 - La libre circulation des biens et des personnes entre le Cameroun et le Tchad prend forme, de plus en plus. Lundi 11 décembre 2017, feu vert a été donné à la Banque africaine de développement, pour financer à hauteur de 66 millions d’euros la construction d’un pont qui, enjambant le fleuve Logone, va relier les villes de Yagoua (Cameroun) et de Bongor (Tchad).

Categories: Cameroon, Chad, Regional Integration, Infrastructure, The High 5s


08/12/2017 - Côte d’Ivoire will boost its electricity production through a 44-megawatt hydroelectric power project supported with a €50 million African Development Bank financing loan, approved on Wednesday, 6 September 2017 in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, The High 5s