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27/03/2015 - One year ago, on March 23, 2014, an epidemic of Ebola virus disease (EVD) was declared in West Africa. Beginning in Guinea, EVD quickly spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone, taking the lives of over 10,000 people.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Health, Partnerships, Ebola


27/03/2015 - It has been one year since the World Health Organization officially announced the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. Since March 23, 2014, the African Development Bank has played a prominent role in fighting back Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The institution’s support of the three hardest-hit countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone has never wavered.

Categories: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Health, Ebola


26/03/2015 - In an effort to further expand the African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) support to the governments and people of Liberia and Sierra Leone in their fight against Ebola Virus Disease epidemic (EVD), Corporate Services Vice-President, Sue Wardell recently lead a Bank mission to the two countries and met with government officials, investors and NGOs.

Categories: Liberia, Sierra Leone, Health, Ebola, Partnerships, Human Capital Development


24/03/2015 - One year after the World Health Organization declared an Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the Mano River Union convened a three-day Sub-Regional Technical and Ministerial Meeting on Post-Ebola Economic Recovery in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Categories: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Health, Partnerships, Ebola


28/11/2014 - The African Development Bank has released the latest edition of The West Africa Monitor Quarterly.

“West Africa’s growth remains strong, but it is likely to slow down, mostly due to the drop in oil and mineral prices”, says Emanuele Santi, AfDB regional economist for West Africa.

Categories: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Niger, Guinea-Bissau, Ghana, Gambia, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Benin, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Ebola, Economic & Financial Governance, Information & Communication Technology


08/11/2014 - The Ebola scourge should not be taken as a problem affecting individual countries, but should be taken on by each and every African, Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank Group, said Saturday at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Health, Environment, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Ebola, Youth, Employment


08/11/2014 - West Africa got a sigh of relief Saturday as the African business community pledged US $28.5 million towards the fight against Ebola, which has damaged the social-economic progress of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Donald Kaberuka, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), called this a key step in creating a sustainable mechanism to deal with the scourge.

Categories: Ethiopia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Health, Environment, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Poverty Reduction, Youth, Ebola


08/11/2014 - At an historic meeting on Saturday, November 8 at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the African Union together with African Development Bank, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and leading businesses in Africa committed to join forces to create and support a funding mechanism to deal with the Ebola outbreak and its consequences.

Categories: Ethiopia, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Health, Ebola, Environment, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Youth


17/10/2014 - The African Development Bank launched a mission to Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Ethiopia on Thursday, October 16 to set up further projects in its support package for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, the three countries most affected by the Ebola Virus Disease.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Health, Ebola


11/10/2014 - When it comes to Sub-Saharan Africa, a top International Monetary Fund official said Friday that the overall picture for the region looks good, and it is a trend African Development Bank Group President Donald Kaberuka wants to continue.

Categories: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Health, Ebola, Poverty Reduction


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