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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


07/03/2018 - The African Development Bank and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment, which they likened to a “ticking time bomb.”

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Youth, Poverty Reduction, Employment, Regional Integration, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Private Sector, The High 5s, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


  • From: 12/03/2018
  • To: 12/03/2018
  • Location: Pretoria, Afrique du Sud

Following the successful launch of the 2018 edition of its flagship African Economic Outlook, the African Development Bank will on Monday, March 12, 2018 launch the regional versions of the Report.

Categories: South Africa, Chief Economist's Office


13/02/2018 - With the aim of focusing the extractive industry’s attention on gender diversity, the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), Adam Smith International, and International Women in Mining (IWIM) organized a high-level event on the margins of the African Mining Indaba 2018.

Categories: South Africa, African Legal Support Facility, Gender, Employment, Partnerships, Private Sector


05/12/2017 - The United Nations Development Programme launched its Income Inequality Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa report on Monday during the African Economic Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, South Africa, Zambia, Namibia, Central African Republic, Lesotho, Comoros, Mali, Niger, Burundi, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Poverty Reduction, Human Capital Development


23/11/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) today approved US$10 million equity investment in Phatisa Food Fund2 (PFF2) to boost agriculture and nutrition across Africa.

Categories: South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Nutrition


09/11/2017 - The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved US$990,000 to eThala Management Services, to support the development of a 10-MW Biomass-to-Power plant to be located in Harding, 200 km south of Durban in the KwaZulu Natal Province of South Africa.

Categories: South Africa, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Energy & Power


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