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AfDB and Microsoft outdoors All-female Coding training in Nigeria

One hundred and sixty young women have begun a month-long coding class on two Nigerian campuses under a new programme to give African...
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Nigeria’s slow economy drags West African countries down – AfDB

Although West Africa economy is forecast to improve in the near term, with regional growth projected to average about 3.6 percent in 2019 and...
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AfDB Pledges to Provide continuing Funding for Climate from 2020

The African Development Bank will double its climate finance commitments for the period 2020-2025. Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, the Bank's President announced Thursday at...
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AfDB earmarks 25 Billion Dollars for Climate Change Fight

The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced on Thursday it would provide 2.5 trillion shillings (25 billion U.S. dollars) over the next five years to...
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AfDB AGM to be Hosted by Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea will host the African Development Bank’s next Annual Meetings in June 2019, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the...

Equatorial Guinea : Ready to host AfDB’s 2019 Annual Meetings in Malabo

Equatorial Guinea will host the African Development Bank’s next Annual Meetings in June 2019, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the...
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AUC, AfDB design special ways to trace nutritional growth

The African Union Commission (AUC), the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and global partners have launched the Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard to raise awareness...

By 2020 Africa Would Have Its Working-Age Population At 1 Billion

Africa's working-age population is expected to rise from 705 million in 2018 to nearly 1 billion by 2030, leading to higher unemployment in the...

AfDB approves US$12.6m to finance study on Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway

The African Development Bank and the Economic Community Of West African States Commission (ECOWAS) have signed an agreement for a study...
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AfDB Okays US$14.12 million to support Nigeria’s membership in ATI

The African Development Bank Group, through its Trade Finance operations, has approved a US$14.12 million facility to support the Federal Republic of Nigeria’s membership...
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Energy experts to unlock energy & business opportunities across African continent

The Africa Energy Indaba is the continent’s premier energy conference and exhibition: bringing together leading African and global energy players to unlock energy and...
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Zimbabwe hopes to settle World Bank, AfDB debt by Close of 2019

Zimbabwe hopes to have cleared its US$1.8 billion arrears to the World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) by end of next year,...
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AU, AfDB Loud African Countries for Openness

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union (AU) on Wednesday commended African countries as they are becoming more open to each other. Reiterating...

AFAWA signs agreement with We-Fi to unlock Financial opportunities to women

The African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) program has signed a financial procedures agreement with the World Bank-led Women...

AfDB Moves To Boost Climate Risk Financing & Insurance for African Countries

The African Development Bank has approved the Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) Programme, the institution’s first climate risk management programme to boost resilience and...

AfDB to invest US$ 10 million in Chapel Hill Denham Nigeria Infrastructure Debt...

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a Naira investment equivalent to US$ 10 million in Chapel Hill Denham...

AfDB supports Cameroon livestock, fish farming with €84 million loan

The African Development Bank Group has extended a loan of €84 million to Cameroon to support livestock and fish production in the central African...
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Ghana media declare war on Open Defecation

A group of leading media houses seeking to push for an end to open defecation in Ghana launched their campaign here on Wednesday. The Media...

Digitisation To Overcome African Trade Barriers

Digitally integrating Africa’s trade transaction ecosystem into a global economy offers Africa a unique opportunity to drive inclusive and sustainable development. Standard Bank’s achievements...
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AU urges expedited resource mobilization for operationalization of single African air transport market

The chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamt, has called on the African Development Bank (AfDB) and other funding partners to expedite...
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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...
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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...

Korea approves US$5 billion financial deal for AfDB

The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank have issued a Joint Declaration following the conclusion of the Ministerial Roundtable of the Korea-Africa...
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AfDB Expels Robert Akika Ngong

The African Development Bank Group on 15 May 2018, announced the debarment of Robert Akika Ngong for a minimum period of 36 months. An...

Green energy to power Africa – AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has made green energy supply a major priority to drive Africa’s economic growth. Mr. Amadou Hott, the Bank’s Vice President...
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2018 African Banker Awards Nominees Announced

Nominees for the ‘2018 African Banker Awards’ have been announced with the shortlist showing another strong year for banks from Morocco, Nigeria and Kenya. Ecobank,...
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AfDB Places Africa High on Its Programme

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has made green energy supply a major priority to drive Africa’s economic growth. Mr. Amadou Hott, the Bank’s Vice President...
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AfDB pumps funds into Africa’s green growth energy portfolios

Mr Amadou Hott, Vice President for Power, Energy, Climate Change and Green Growth of the African Development Bank has said the Bank is radically...

AfDB takes AU celebrations Day to Korea

Africa Day, for the first time is to be commemorated by the African Development Bank at its Annual Meeting slated for Busan, South Korea. The...
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AfDB to Spearhead Africa’s industrialization agenda

Africa Development Bank (AfDB) is leading the drive to attract more investments towards aggressive industrialization of Africa to create jobs and wealth for the...