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27/09/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved a ZAR 2.886 billion (US$217.9 million) loan to South Africa’s power utility Eskom Holdings Ltd, towards the upgrade and expansion of its transmission facilities. The entity is crucial to power supply within the sub-region.

Categories: South Africa, Infrastructure


20/09/2018 - The African Development Institute (ECAD), a knowledge promotion and capacity development department of the African Development Bank, and the Embassy of South Africa in Cote d’Ivoire have successfully hosted the Nelson Mandela Centenary Public Lecture, in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, on September 17, 2018.

Categories: South Africa


26/07/2018 - The Africa Investment Forum (AIF), African Development Bank’s new platform to enhance private-sector cooperation and drive investment to key development sectors on the continent, has received commendation from South Africa’s business leaders.

Categories: South Africa, Private Sector


  • From: 25/07/2018 09:30
  • To: 25/07/2018 13:00
  • Location: The Capital Empire Hotel, 101 Katherine St, Sandown, Sandton, Gauteng

The African Development Bank will on 25 July 2018, host a discussion on “Attracting Private Sector Investment into Africa” along BRICS Business Forum, and in collaborating with the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) in the Capital Empire Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Categories: South Africa


18/07/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved a string of measures aimed at supporting South Africa’s economic development ambitions as an upper Middle-Income Country.

Categories: South Africa


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


08/05/2018 - By 2050, just 32 short years from now, Africa’s growing population will tip the scales at a whopping 2 billion, with a youth of 840 million. In the process, the continent will overtake the populations of China and India combined.

Categories: South Africa, The President


07/05/2018 - The Gauteng Province in South Africa has endorsed the African Development Bank’s November 2018 Africa Investment Forum as a world-class initiative that is uniquely positioned to transform the continent’s development landscape.

Categories: South Africa, Private Sector, Partnerships, The President


  • From: 08/05/2018
  • To: 08/05/2018
  • Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

The African Development Bank will officially launch the Africa Investment Forum (AIF), Africa’s premier investment market place, on 8 May, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Categories: South Africa


10/04/2018 - The Southern African Governors of the African Development Bank have described the Bank as the future of Africa’s development, and called on it to lead the way to faster-paced development of the continent.

Categories: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, São Tomé & Príncipe, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Partnerships, ADF, The President


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