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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


07/12/2017 - Senegal’s new International Blaise Diagne Airport (AIBD), a 525 million euro infrastructure masterpiece, co-financed with the African Development Bank, opened on Thursday. The airport confirms the Bank’s commitment to Africa’s air transportation development, and a strategic component of the High 5 agenda to integrate Africa.

Categories: Senegal, The High 5s, Transport, Infrastructure, Employment, Regional Integration


07/12/2017 - The African Development Bank’s 2017 Country Results Brief released recently is dedicated Tanzania.

Categories: Tanzania, The High 5s, Infrastructure, Regional Integration, Energy & Power, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Transport


24/11/2017 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a donné, vendredi 24 novembre 2017 à Abidjan, en Côte d’Ivoire, son accord pour le décaissement de près de 107 millions de dollars américains, afin de financer la construction et la réhabilitation d’un tronçon routier de 218 km reliant le Burkina Faso au Niger.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Infrastructure, Regional Integration, The High 5s, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


22/11/2017 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a framework for collaboration to boost the aviation sector in Africa.

Categories: Nigeria, Transport, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Human Capital Development, Regional Integration, The President


21/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on African countries to implement the 1999 Yamoussoukro agreement for open skies.

While 20 countries have signed on, the 27-year old accord still faces implementation challenges, Akinwumi Adesina, President of the AfDB said Tuesday at the opening ceremony of the third ICAO World Aviation Forum in Abuja.

Categories: Nigeria, Infrastructure, Transport, Private Sector, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Regional Integration, The President