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25/01/2018 - “It is not aid that will help Africa to develop.” Ouided Bouchamaoui, former President of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA), made a spirited call for African cooperation in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, on Monday, January 22, 2018.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Regional Integration


21/12/2017 - L’enclavement numérique de la Centrafrique devrait trouver prochainement une solution. La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a en effet décidé, vendredi 15 décembre 2017, à Abidjan, en Côte d’Ivoire, d’accorder un don de 16,7 millions d’euros afin d’assurer le financement de la composante centrafricaine du projet de la Dorsale à fibre optique d’Afrique centrale (CAB). L’Union européenne (UE) contribuera, pour sa part, à hauteur de 16,6 millions d’euros à ce projet d’un coût total d’investissement de 33,3 millions d’euros.

Categories: Human Capital Development, Regional Integration, Information & Communication Technology


20/12/2017 - The African Development Bank is taking the lead in facilitating the takeoff of one of Africa’s largest infrastructure project − the US $ 5 billion Nacala corridor rail and port project.

The Bank will support the project with US $ 300 million from its Private Sector Window.

Categories: Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Regional Integration, Transport


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


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


06/12/2017 - "Integrate Africa", the fourth of the African Development Bank (AfDB’s) five strategic development priorities, the High 5s, was the central theme of discussions with regional stakeholders in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Regional Integration, Employment


29/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Commission on Monday 27 November 2017 signed five co-financing agreements to support road infrastructure projects in West Africa.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin, Mali, Nigeria, Mauritania, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Regional Integration, 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


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