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22/11/2018 - The Boards of Directors of the African Development Bank Group have approved US$322.35 million loans and grant to Burundi and Tanzania to finance the Rumonge-Gitaza (45 km) and Kabingo-Kasulu-Manyovu (260 km) road upgrading project.

Categories: Burundi, Tanzania


30/10/2018 - Tanzania’s alternative learning and skills development centers were constructed with African Development Fund (ADF) loan and grant totaling US$32.7 million. Designed to fill the gaps in non-formal education in Zanzibar, specifically on the islands of Unguja and Pemba, the project also financed equipment purchase and development of teachers’ manuals.

Categories: Tanzania, Education, Youth, ADF


25/10/2018 - The African Development Fund, the concessional arm of the African Development Bank, extended loans of US$107 million to the Republic of Kenya and US$88 million to the United Republic of Tanzania to build a modern and more efficient “One Stop Border Post”. The financing also covered the construction of a 240-km road from Arusha through Namanga to Athi River, near Nairobi.

Categories: Kenya, Tanzania, Transport, Regional Integration, ADF


12/10/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP) laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration in the Region with regional infrastructure development among the main pillars of the plan. The Strategy will guide the Bank’s regional operations in 13 countries, namely Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Regional Integration


11/07/2018 - Tanzania’s ongoing macroeconomic reform program has received a boost from the African Development Bank through a US$40- million budget support loan to be provided by the African Development Fund, the concessional arm of the Bank Group.

Categories: Tanzania, Economic & Financial Governance


09/07/2018 - The African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, has instituted a special prize for excellence in leadership in memory of Tonia Kandiero, late Director General of the Bank’s Southern Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office (d. June 28, 2017).

Categories: Tanzania, The President


07/05/2018 - In line with its Light up and power Africa initiative, the African Development Bank is expanding access to reliable and affordable electricity with funding support for the construction of the Zuzu substation in Dodoma, connecting 121 villages to the power supply in the capital city.

Categories: Tanzania, Energy & Power, Infrastructure


30/04/2018 - Rehema Tukai grew up in Kondoa and works in Dodoma, Tanzania’s capital city. Until now, visiting her family in Kondoa involved a five-hour journey along a bumpy and dusty road. Thanks to a new road co-funded by the African Development Bank, it takes her a little over one hour to travel the same distance.

Categories: Japan, Tanzania, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Integration, The President


26/04/2018 - At a national event at Jamhuri Stadium in Tanzania’s capital, Dodoma, marking the 54th anniversary of the United Republic of Tanzania – the union of the Republic of Tanganyika and the People’s Republic of Zanzibar – Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli praised the African Development Bank for financing projects that have had a transformative impact in his country.

Categories: Tanzania, Infrastructure, Transport, Energy & Power, Human Capital Development, Water Supply & Sanitation, Regional Integration, The President


  • From: 24/04/2018
  • To: 29/04/2018
  • Location: Tanzania (Dar es Salam and Dodoma), and Kigali, Rwanda

President Akinwumi Adesina is attending the 2018 anniversary of the union between the Republic of Tanganyika and the People’s Republic of Zanzibar that gave birth to the United Republic of Tanzania.

Categories: Tanzania, Rwanda, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships, Transport, Infrastructure, The President


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