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Ghana records 6.8 percent economic growth for 2018 Q1

Ghana's economy grew 6.8 percent year-on-year during the first quarter of 2018, compared with the 6.7 percent year-on-year growth rate recorded during the same...
Ghana Beach Soccer

2018 AFCON Beach Soccer: Uganda Comes Up Against Cote d’Ivoire

The Confederation of African Football has drawn Uganda to face Cote d'Ivoire Coast in the qualifiers of the 2018 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)...
Ethiopian attack on rally addressed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on June 23, 2018 in Addis Ababa

Viewpoint: Ethiopia and Zimbabwe Heighten Security in Response to Attacks on Political Rallies

From the Horn to Southern Africa similar destabilization efforts met with condemnation Two separate grenade attacks in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa and the...
UNAIDS

Denmark To Increase Its Contribution To UNAIDS To US$6.5 million In 2018

UNAIDS has expressed its sincere appreciation to Denmark for its long-standing support and also welcomes its decision to increase its core contributions to UNAIDS....
Effective social protection

Effective social protection needs more participation

A meeting of social protection experts, government officials from 14 countries in Africa and Asia and development partners gathered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania...

Viewpoint: Third Triumphant Visit by DPRK Leader to China

Trip takes place just one week after historic summit in Singapore Supreme Leader Kim Jong un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and...
lands

Ghana: Agencies and communities work together to transform landscapes

Takorayili, a village in the Northern region of Ghana, is sprinkled with bare, scorched hills and rocky arid terrains. The soil is not able...
Older people assemble in Dagoretti, Nairobi to mark the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day marked on June 20, 2018.

‘Doing good, but law urgently needed’-Age Demand Action Campaigners urge Kenya Government

Age Demand Action campaigners gathered in Nairobi on Wednesday urged the government to fast-track the drafting and enactment of the proposed Older Persons Bill...
budget

Tanzanian opposition camp criticizes government budget for 2018

Tanzania's opposition coalition on Saturday criticized the government budget plan tabled in parliament on Thursday, saying it lacked financial discipline. Freeman Mbowe, leader of the...
Cynthia Morgan thrilling the audience at Industry Nite with AFRIMA recently held in Lagos, Nigeria

Nominations for AFRIMA 2018 Awards Open

The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), has opened nominations for the 5th Edition of its iconic continental award from May 25 to August 1,...
MTN Ghana IPO

MTN Board Chairs Remarks At the Unveiling of MTN Ghana IPO held

MTN Ghana Board Chair’s Speech – Launch of MTN Ghana IPO at Accra Marriott’s Hotel on May 29th, 2018 Honorable Minister of Finance Deputy Minister of...
manufacturing

2018 Manufacturing Indaba Conference Tabled Topics for Discussions

The latest instalment of the Manufacturing Indaba not only aspires to meet participants’ expectations but exceed them, by hosting an event to achieve objectives...
African Union First Ladies Commission at 29th Summit, July 3-4, 2017

AU in the 21st Era : 55 years on the problems cropping up.

Africa Liberation Day held amid ongoing struggles against imperialist militarism and economic exploitation This year’s Africa Day, also known as Africa Liberation Day, marked the...
African National Congress NEC member Ronald Lamola briefs press on Land Summit, May 22, 2018

The Land Question Confronting South African and the ANC

Debate on fulfilling the National Democratic Revolution continues in preparation for the 2019 elections A recently-held African National Congress (ANC) Land Summit (May 19-20) convened...
Roseneft and Oranto Petroleum

Rosneft and Oranto Petroleum Work Together on African E&P Ventures

Russian oil company Rosneft and Nigeria-based Oranto Petroleum have signed a memorandum of understanding at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum to cooperate on...
Record Growth

The AfDB and Institute for Global Green Growth Team Up for Africa’s Green Agenda

The African Development Bank and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Friday on the sidelines of the African...
Climate change

AfDB Spearheads Africa’s financial Alliance for climate Change

Scientific evidence shows that African economies are already reeling from the devastating effects of climate change, further exacerbating their development challenges. Of the 10...
African Center for Economic Transformation

AfDB is leading Africa’s Economic transformation through its active operational results

The African Development Bank has a very strong financial profile and remains focused on optimizing and strengthening its balance sheet to more effectively accompany...
fertilizer

FAPA Donors and AFAP Sign Agreement on Africa’s Fertilizer Supply

On the sidelines of the African Development Bank Annual Meetings in Busan, Korea, the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) donors and the...
Refugees and host communities have access to medical and other services in Mantapala settlement

Zambia and Partners Campaign for Funds to Cater for Congolese Refugees

The Government of the Republic of Zambia, UN agencies and other partners require over US$74.2 million in 2018 to address critical needs of Congolese...
afdb

AfDB and African Mathematical Institute come together for Science and Technology

The African Development Bank signed a Letter of Intent with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences aimed at finding opportunities for potential partnership between...
climate change

Accra Mayor, Dhaka, and others Take C40 Vice-Chairs positions

The mayors of Accra, Ghana; Dhaka South, Bangladesh; Medellín, Colombia; Nanjing, China; and Quito, Ecuador have been elected Vice-Chairs of C40 Cities. Their election...
African Development Bank and Korea

AfDB Partners Korea for Africa Energy Investment Facility

The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank have signed a Letter of Intent to launch the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Facility (KEIF) to...

Carbon Black and Fortinet Outdoor Their Joint Solution

Carbon Black, a leader in next-generation endpoint security, and Fortinet, securers of the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organisations around the world, have...
2018 World Facility Management Day in Accra

IFMA Urges Government To Establish Appropriate Legislations To Ensure Compliance

The President of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Greater Accra Chapter, M. Sampson Opare-Agyemang (BSc, MSc.) has indicated that, government's flagship projects, the...
Pesewa Global

Pesewa Global To Launch Its Super Mobile App On 1st June, 2018

Pesewa Global is a pan-African business incubator whose focus is to build Africa’s small businesses and make life easier for its people through commerce,...
Yana Kakar

AfDB Appoints Yana Kakar to Presidential Youth Advisory Group

The African Development Bank has announced the appointment of Yana Kakar to the Presidential Youth Advisory Group, which provides insights and innovative solutions for...
MICE Masterclass

Africa Business Tourism and Mice Masterclass Begins This June in Johannesburg

As part of the push to grow business tourism and MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) across Africa, industry professionals and public sector tourism...
British Airways

I Do Crew: When Harry Met Meghan

British Airways is adding some extra sparkle to customers’ journeys ahead of His Royal Highness Prince Harry’s marriage to Meghan Markle. To celebrate the Royal...
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

The Idea of establishing resilience against widespread threats in government

There’s no doubt that the United States is taking Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks seriously. In point of fact, the Secretary of Commerce...

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