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Tunisie : 120 millions d’euros de la Banque africaine de développement pour moderniser le secteur financier

16-mai-2019 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé un financement de 120 millions d’euros pour mettre en œuvre la seconde phase du Programme d’appui à la modernisation du secteur financier (PAMSFI II) en Tunisie. A travers l’appui au secteur financier dans son rôle de financement de l’économie, en faveur notamment des populations et acteurs économiques vulnérables, cette opération a pour but de favoriser les conditions nécessaires pour une croissance économique forte, résiliente et...

Global partners announce $61.8 million allocation to boost African Development Bank initiative for women entrepreneurs

13-mai-2019 - The Governing Committee of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) has approved a funding allocation of $61.8 million for the African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) program. We-Fi is a partnership among 14 donor governments, eight multilateral development banks, and other public and private sector stakeholders, established in October 2017 and hosted by the World Bank Group.

Zambia: African Development Fund approves $11.1 million for public finance reforms

30-avr-2019 - The African Development Fund on Tuesday approved $11.1 million to support Zambia’s public finance and economic management as part of efforts to restore fiscal stability and improve livelihoods in the middle-income Southern African nation. The copper producing country is pursuing reforms to stabilize its economy, particularly, to rein in a widening public debt partly due to commodity price shocks, drought and depreciation of its local currency.

Nigeria: African Development Bank approves US$70 million loan for Ebonyi State road

26-avr-2019 - The African Development Bank Group, on Wednesday 24 April 2019 approved a US$70 million loan for a road project in Nigeria’s southeastern Ebonyi State. The Bank will provide US$40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), will contribute US$30 million. The Islamic Development Bank is also providing Nigeria a loan of US$80 million, while the Ebonyi State Government will provide US$17.60 million, for a total project cost of US$167.60 million.

Botswana: African Development extends US$80m line of credit to help industrialization and regional integration

25-avr-2019 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a USD 80 million line of credit to the Botswana Development Corporation Ltd (“BDC”) to help the country’s industrialization and regional integration. The line of credit will be provided via the African Development Bank’s private sector window and will be used to finance local companies in the Botswana's manufacturing, transport, logistics and services sectors. In total, the projects are expected to create between 2500 and 2800 jobs...

La Banque africaine de développement soutient la lutte contre le travail des enfants dans les mines de cobalt en RDC

19-avr-2019 - Pour lutter contre le travail des enfants dans les mines de cobalt en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, mercredi 17 avril 2019, un financement de 84,36 millions de dollars américains en faveur du Projet d’appui au bien-être alternatif des enfants et jeunes impliqués dans la chaîne d’approvisionnement du cobalt (PABEA-Cobalt).

Nigeria: African Development Bank approves $15 million investment package for Infrastructure Credit Guarantee Company

12-avr-2019 - The Board of the African Development Bank has approved a $15-million investment package to Infrastructure Credit Guarantee Company (InfraCredit), to support infrastructure financing through the domestic debt capital markets in Nigeria. The investment package to InfraCredit is comprised of a subordinated loan of $10 million and a risk sharing facility of up to $5 million. This intervention will promote local currency infrastructure financing, and further development of the domestic capital market.

African Development Bank Board approves $4.8 million grant to accelerate African free trade

10-avr-2019 - On 1 April 2019, the Board of the African Development Bank approved an institutional support grant of $4.8 million to the African Union (AU) to accelerate the momentum of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA), which received its 22nd ratification on 2 April, bringing the agreement into force.

La Banque africaine de développement investit 12,5 millions € dans le fonds Adiwale Fund 1 qui cible l’Afrique de l’Ouest francophone

28-mar-2019 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement vient d’approuver une prise de participation de 12,5 millions d’euros dans le fonds de capital-investissement de première génération Adiwale Fund 1, qui cible les petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) à fort potentiel de croissance en Afrique de l’Ouest francophone. Avec une capitalisation cible de 75 millions d’euros, le fonds acquerra des participations minoritaires dans les PME qui sont bien implantées sur leur marché, qui ont un avantage...

African Development Bank approves $20 Million facility for Green Mini-Grid Program in Democratic Republic of Congo

27-mar-2019 - The African Development Bank Board has approved the allocation of $20 million in loans to the Democratic Republic of Congo, to support renewable-based, mini-grid solutions to the off-grid cities of Isiro, Bumba and Genema. The DR Congo Green Mini-Grid Program will serve as the pilot to an innovative private-led electrification approach to deploy renewable-based mini-grid solutions in the central African nation. The program will supply power to cities with sizeable populations, some of them with a few hundred...

African Development Bank approves $20 million investment in Uhuru Growth Fund, to build regional champions across West Africa

27-mar-2019 - The African Development Bank has approved a US$20 million equity investment in Uhuru Growth Fund 1, a first-generation fund sponsored by Uhuru Partners Limited, a private equity firm, focused on high growth middle-market businesses across West Africa. Uhuru Partners Limited is composed of an experienced indigenous team with strong local networks, extensive knowledge of the West Africa market and a track-record of SME investments in the region.  

Première réunion statutaire du comité Banque africaine de développement-société civile

21-jan-2019 - Les 15 et 16 janvier 2019, le Comité Banque africaine de développement-société civile a tenu sa première réunion statutaire, au siège de la Banque, à Abidjan.