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African Development Bank approves $100 million facility to enhance trade financing across Africa

29-nov-2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (the Bank), on Thursday, 29 November, 2018, approved a second unfunded $100-million Risk Participation Agreement (RPA II) facility for First Rand Bank Ltd (FRB).  Housed under the Trade Finance operations of the Bank, this facility will enhance FRB’s ability to underwrite trade finance transactions originating from issuing banks in transition states and low-income countries (LICs) across Africa. 

African Development Bank loan to extend safe water supply and sanitation to Manzini Region in eSwatini

29-nov-2018 - The Board of Directors has approved a ZAR 720 million loan to finance the Manzini Region Water Supply and Sanitation Project in eSwatini (former Swaziland). The project aims to expand access to adequate water and sanitation services for all citizens and to contribute to economic development and poverty alleviation in Eswatini.

Sénégal : 51 millions d’euros de la Banque Africaine de développement pour financer une centrale électrique à Malicounda

29-nov-2018 - La marche du Sénégal vers une énergie plus propre va connaître un autre coup d’accélérateur avec la construction prochaine d’une centrale électrique diesel double combustible en cycle combiné de 120 mégawatts à Malicounda, ville située à 85 km de la capitale, Dakar. Le mardi 27 novembre 2018, le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a, en effet, donné son accord pour un prêt de premier rang de 51,26 millions d’euros pour la construction de l’ouvrage.

African Development Bank approves US$50 million equity investment in Africa Finance Corporation to support infrastructure projects in Africa

29-nov-2018 - The African Development Bank has approved an equity investment of US$50 million in Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) − a pan-African development finance institution established in 2007.  This equity investment aims to foster strategic partnerships with a certain number of African DFIs that have a comparative advantage at regional or sub-regional levels in certain strategic sectors. By so doing, the Bank will accelerate and deepen co-financing opportunities, joint implementation and knowledge sharing for the...

Cameroun : la Banque africaine de développement octroie 17,96 millions € pour la construction de la « Ring road », vecteur de croissance socioéconomique pour la région Nord-Ouest

28-nov-2018 - La Banque africaine de développement donné son approbation, le 27 novembre 2018, pour un prêt de 17,96 millions d’euros en faveur de la République du Cameroun pour financer la construction d’un périphérique routier dans la province du Nord-Ouest du pays.

African Development Bank supports entrepreneurship in transition states through equity investment in Trade and Development Bank

27-nov-2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved an additional equity investment of US$ 25 million in Trade and Development Bank (TDB) to enhance the latter’s trade, finance and infrastructure investment operations. The investment will help expand Trade and Development Bank’s diverse socio-economic development interventions in countries in situations of fragility including Burundi, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia and Sudan.

Niger : Le DSP 2018-2022 approuvé pour consolider et amplifier les progrès en matière de développement socio-économique

23-nov-2018 - Le Niger a accompli des progrès encourageants durant la période 2012-2017 en matière de développement socio-économique, s’est félicité le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement. Afin de consolider et amplifier ces acquis, les administrateurs ont approuvé le jeudi 22 novembre 2018, le Document de stratégie-pays (DSP) pour la période 2018-2022.

African Development Fund approves US$322 million for road upgrading project in Burundi and Tanzania

22-nov-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.

African Development Bank Group approves US$123 million grant for Ethiopia’s Basic Services Transformation Programme

19-nov-2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of the African Development Bank Group, has approved additional resources to Ethiopia’s Basic Services Transformation Programme in the form of a US$123- million grant.

African Development Bank to play bigger role in African economies by investing in infrastructure private equity

16-nov-2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved its third equity investment of US$40 million in Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund (AIIF3), a closed-ended pan-African infrastructure fund managed by South Africa-based Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM).

Donors commend NEPAD-IPPF’s operational performances

14-nov-2018 - The 28th NEPAD-Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) Oversight Committee Meeting held at Sandton Sun Hotel, Sandton City, Johannesburg, South Africa on 5th November 2018, has commended the operational performances of the Facility. The meeting Chaired by Michael Andres Committee Chairman & Senior Project Manager at  KfW Development Bank, brought together key players within the infrastructure sectors on the continent along with donor representatives who support the Special Fund.

Board approves €7 million investment in Partech Africa Fund

14-nov-2018 - The African Development Bank’s efforts to channel critical investment funding to Africa’s entrepreneurs received a big boost on Wednesday, 18 October 2018  in Abidjan, where the Bank’s executive directors approved €7 million equity investment in Partech Africa Fund. Partech is a Venture Capital Fund dedicated to investing in tech-enabled, innovative, high growth potential and talented entrepreneurs operating early stage companies and applying relevant technologies to address fundamental market constraints with...