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AfDB , Sophia signs MoU on capacity building

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Sophia University in Japan, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU to promote capacity development within the two institutions for their mutual benefit and the entire African continent.
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AfDB seeks support for sanitation programmes

AfDB seeks support for sanitation programmes

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on development partners to scale up support for implementation of sanitation programmes to fast-track Africa’s progress and deliver on its promise to the continent. During a presentation before the Development Partners Dialogue, a collective of international development organisations, governments and NGOs working in the sanitation sector, Osward Chanda, […] …

AfDB, South Korea to collaborate on technology

AfDB, South Korea to collaborate on technology

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is partnering South Korea to step up technology transfers to Africa.Its President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, made this known during a three-day visit to South Korea. Adesina said: “The future is going to be an exponentially different,” noting that the bank intends to “explore the creation of a strategic partnership with […] …

AfDB commits $11.3b to Africa’s devt

AfDB commits $11.3b to Africa’s devt

Governors representing the African Development Bank (AfDB) West Africa region yesterday said the lender has invested in 370 projects worth $11.3 billion between 2010 and 2017. The bank said the projects are changing lives and making a difference. They spoke at the consultative meetings with the institution’s President and senior management in Abidjan, where they […] …

AfDB review mechanism for third assessment

AfDB review mechanism for third assessment

The Independent Review Mechanism (IRM) of the African Development Bank will undergo a third review this year, following the Board of Directors’ approval of the concept note and terms of reference for the exercise  in its session, which  held on February 13. The objective of the review is to take stock of IRM’s experiences and examine […] …

ECOWAS seeks additional funding for $2bn Abidjan-Lagos highway

ECOWAS seeks additional funding for $2bn Abidjan-Lagos highway

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is seeking additional funds for constructing the $2 billion Lagos-Abidjan highway project. Jeane-Claude Brou, president of the ECOWAS commission, made this known The post ECOWAS seeks additional funding for $2bn Abidjan-Lagos highway appeared first on TheCable.

Africa growth prospects remain steady, says AfDB

Africa growth prospects remain steady, says AfDB

Africa’s general economic performance continues to recover and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is projected to accelerate to four per cent in 2019 and 4.1 per cent in 2020, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has said. It said improved macroeconomic and employment outcomes require industry to lead the growth, according to the 2019 African Economic […] …

AfDB approves $7.24bn for 2019 borrowing programme

AfDB approves $7.24bn for 2019 borrowing programme

The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $7.24 billion for institution’s 2019 borrowing programme to be raised from the capital markets. The bank’s Treasurer, Hassatou N’Sele, said the continental bank accesses a wide array of capital markets with the majority of its borrowing in US dollars and Euros as well as issuances […]
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