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20/07/2018 - Le Conseil d'administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, vendredi 20 juillet 2018, une prise de participation de 20 millions d’euros dans le fonds d’investissement Maghreb Private Equity Fund IV (MPEF IV), d’AfricInvest.

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Private Sector, Regional Integration


19/07/2018 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has made an urgent call for developing and funding bankable infrastructure projects to drive Africa’s growth agenda.

Categories: Kenya, Africa50, Private Sector, Infrastructure, The President


18/07/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has agreed to award to the Republic of Cabo Verde, a €20-million loan to finance the first phase of the country’s Private Sector Competitiveness and Local Economic Development Program (PSC-LED).

Categories: Cape Verde, Private Sector


  • From: 23/07/2018
  • To: 29/07/2018
  • Location: Tunis, Alger, Casablanca, Le Caire

the African Development Bank will present the Africa Investment Forum (AIF), the largest investment market in Africa, in North Africa. The Bank is championing the continent's premier investment market to help Africa find the path to long-needed prosperity.

Categories: Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Private Sector


13/07/2018 - The African Development Bank, through its Trade Finance operations, and Afreximbank today signed a Grant Agreement to support the development of factoring (a form of debtor finance in which a business sells its accounts receivable (invoices) to a third party (called a factor) at a discount) on the continent. This is a big step towards both institutions’ unrelenting drive and commitment to continue enabling extra and intra-Africa Trade.

Categories: Private Sector, Partnerships, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance, Trade Finance Program


11/07/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved an additional US$10 million equity investment in the African Guarantee Fund for SMEs. This support will enable the Fund to continue guaranteeing loans to small and medium sized enterprises across Africa, thereby stimulating private enterprise development and sustainable job creation.

Categories: Private Sector, African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Employment


02/07/2018 - Leveling the playing field for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Africa is one of FAPA’s (Fund for African Private Sector Assistance) priority goals. To achieve this objective, FAPA donors have approved four projects worth US $3.9 million, bringing the total number of FAPA approved projects to seven and the cumulative grant amount to US $6.4 million since the beginning of this year.

Categories: Private Sector, Partnerships, Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa: EPSA Initiative, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance


28/06/2018 - The third Fashionomics Africa Masterclass for textile, apparel and accessories entrepreneurs, tomorrow’s designers and startups was led by the African Development Bank Department of Gender, Women and Civil Society in partnership with Google Digital Skills for Africa, Nesta, Parsons School of Fashion and African Fashion International.

Categories: South Africa, Private Sector


28/06/2018 - Le Conseil d'administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, mercredi 27 juin, une ligne de crédit de 100 millions d’euros au profit de la Banque centrale populaire du Maroc (BCP).

Categories: Morocco, Private Sector, Economic & Financial Governance


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