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APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020 jury announced
APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020 jury announcedArticle

PR and marketing executives from Microsoft, Facebook, Uber, YouTube, Coca-Cola, Harley-Davidson, MasterCard, LEGO and many more are among the panel of judges for the APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020...

5 Nov 2020

Africa urged to expand food reserves, keep food supply flowing
Africa urged to expand food reserves, keep food supply flowingArticle

Africa must now, more than ever, develop and implement policies to enhance capacity to compete in the agriculture sector, processing, trade and industry...

26 May 2020

#AfricaMonth: 3 young entrepreneurs committed to social transformation
#AfricaMonth: 3 young entrepreneurs committed to social transformationArticle

While skills development and policymaking play a vital role in long term transformation efforts, youth entrepreneurship serves as a viable way to achieve tangible impact on a local, national and even continental scale...

Melissa Mbazo 30 Apr 2020

AfDB launches $3bn 'Fight Covid-19' Social Bond
AfDB launches $3bn 'Fight Covid-19' Social BondArticle

The African Development Bank's new $3bn Fight Covid-19 Social Bond is the largest dollar-denominated social bond ever launched in international capital markets to date...

30 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Africa urgently needs an ubuntu plan
Covid-19: Africa urgently needs an ubuntu planArticle

Africa urgently needs a globally coordinated ubuntu plan in response to Covid-19, a fiscal stimulus that recognises our shared and connected humanity...

Dr Victor Oladokun 30 Mar 2020

Seychelle's Blue Economy secures financial backing from AfDB
Seychelle's Blue Economy secures financial backing from AfDBArticle

The African Development Bank has signed an $800,000 grant agreement with the government of Seychelles to support micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in its Blue Economy sector...

19 Mar 2020

Fashionomics Africa initiative trains 100 entrepreneurs
Fashionomics Africa initiative trains 100 entrepreneursArticle

The African Development Bank's Fashionomics Africa initiative recently held a workshop in Nairobi, Kenya on how to establish a successful fashion brand, training 100 entrepreneurs from the textile, apparel and accessories industry...

9 Mar 2020

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Africa's greatest asset is its youthArticle

Fostering jobs, entrepreneurship, and capacity development for African youth: the time for disruption is now...

Hanan Morsy 13 Dec 2019

AfDB approves $210m in financing for Nigeria Transmission Expansion Project
AfDB approves $210m in financing for Nigeria Transmission Expansion ProjectArticle

The African Development Bank Group has approved a $210m financing package for the Nigeria Transmission Expansion Project...

2 Dec 2019

AfDB loans $400m for Mozambique LNG project
AfDB loans $400m for Mozambique LNG projectArticle

The African Development Bank Group has approved a long-term senior loan of $400m for an integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, including a liquification facility in Mozambique...

26 Nov 2019

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US-China trade wars stifling global economic growthArticle

Over the past year, trade tensions between America and China have veered between panic and an amicable solution...

Patience Panashe 31 May 2019

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Economic strategy for Central AfricaArticle

African Development Bank approves strategy for Central Africa "crucial for the economic integration of the region"...

24 Apr 2019

#AEC2018: Africa's "easy decade" of economic growth is over
#AEC2018: Africa's "easy decade" of economic growth is overArticle

Africa must focus now on its biggest resource for growth - its young people, experts urged...

6 Dec 2018

Eskom to overcome challenges by 2023
Eskom to overcome challenges by 2023Article

Eskom has secured 73% of its funding requirements for 2018/19, while it faces several operational and financial challenges...

29 Nov 2018

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Mozambique economic developmentArticle

Mozambique making considerable economic and social progress, says African Development Bank Country report...

27 Nov 2018

AfDB releases inaugural Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report: A First Look
AfDB releases inaugural Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report: A First LookArticle

According to a new report from the African Development Bank on inter-African trade, opportunities for investment in Africa outweigh the obstacles...

28 Sep 2018

AfDB supports Cameroon livestock, fish farming with €84m loan
AfDB supports Cameroon livestock, fish farming with €84m loanArticle

The loan will support the modernisation of beef, pork and fish production, with significant improvements to food and nutrition in the country...

14 Sep 2018

Africa should be the breadbasket of the world says AfDB president
Africa should be the breadbasket of the world says AfDB presidentArticle

African Development Bank Group president, Akinwumi Adesina has requested that farmers across the African continent be given agriculture technologies to optimise farming outputs and transform agricultural production...

10 Aug 2018

Companies that inspire in Africa are highlighted
Companies that inspire in Africa are highlightedArticle

The London Stock Exchange Group's inaugural ‘Companies to Inspire Africa' report launches, showing high growth companies in Africa...

4 Apr 2017

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AfDB takes agricultural transformation discourse to India, cradle of Green RevolutionArticle

The Annual Meetings provides a good opportunity for India, cradle of the Green Revolution, to share its experiences with thousands of participants who will attend the Bank's foremost annual gathering...

2 Mar 2017

AfDB commits $74.9m for Dar, Maputo road network
AfDB commits $74.9m for Dar, Maputo road networkArticle

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved $71.8 million grant and $3.1 million loan to the Mozambique government for the construction...

20 Dec 2016

AfDB committed to building resilience of African agriculture
AfDB committed to building resilience of African agricultureArticle

"The goal is nothing if not ambitious: we believe that by 2025, the continent of Africa can be a net exporter, not an importer, of food."

26 Jul 2016

Lesotho's business community to fast-track future
Lesotho's business community to fast-track futureArticle

Lesotho marks lead up to 50th anniversary of independence with a focus on investment...

14 Jun 2016

Lagos, Nigeria
Investing in Nigeria 'the Tangy Potato'Article

Insights into investing in Nigeria, the economic powerhouse of Africa...

Graeme Pitt 10 May 2016

Many Africans live within metres of the national grid, but have no access. © Josemaria Toscano
EU-Africa research cooperation to improve energy access in AfricaArticle

Energy in Africa is a rarer commodity than in the developed world...

Dr Ed Brown and Dr Zivayi Chiguvare 22 Apr 2016

Angola the hot potato
Angola the hot potatoArticle

More often than not when I am talking to a client about Angola their eyes widen and they give you the 'Are you mad?' look...

Graeme Pitt 2 Mar 2016

CNN MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year Awards finalists
CNN MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year Awards finalistsArticle

Ferial Haffajee, Chair of the independent judging panel, announced finalists in the prestigious CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Competition...

16 Sep 2015

DATA Report 2015: Putting the Poorest First
DATA Report 2015: Putting the Poorest FirstArticle

ABIDJAN: A new funding plan to deliver basic health and education for everyone is essential to end extreme poverty, according to The ONE Campaign's DATA Report 2015: "Putting the Poorest First,"...

1 Jun 2015

Modernising local economies important for Africa's future
Modernising local economies important for Africa's futureArticle

With Africa's population set to triple by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people's living standards, according to the African Economic Outlook 2015...

25 May 2015

Factors driving demand for UHT milk in Africa
Factors driving demand for UHT milk in AfricaArticle

UHT milk sales by volume garnered 53% of market share in 2013, outstripping demand for chilled milk for the first time in South Africa...

Penny Ntuli 11 Mar 2015

Fast-track fund for food security
Fast-track fund for food securityArticle

Many African countries are farming countries, where agriculture is both a major component of gross domestic product growth as well as local employment and food supply.

Shaun Harris 26 Nov 2013

African Guarantee Fund commemorates one year
African Guarantee Fund commemorates one yearArticle

The African Guarantee Fund (AGF) commemorated its one year since its launch during the annual general meetings of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on 1 June 2012.

4 Jun 2013

Africa making great strides toward MDG targetsArticle

Converting Africa's impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a primary challenge for Africa, according to a new report.

27 May 2013

AfDB launches Open Data PlatformsArticle

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched Open Data Platforms for 20 African countries. The Open Data Platform program is part of the AfDB's recently launched "Africa Information Highway" initiative aimed at significantly improving data management and dissemination in Africa. Work is on course to complete platforms for the rest of African countries by July 2013.

15 Mar 2013

AfDB renews agreement with APO
AfDB renews agreement with APOArticle

The African Press Organisation (APO) will continue distributing African Development Bank (AfDB) press releases via Africa Wire, the service for press release wire distribution and monitoring in Africa.

17 Jan 2013

Arusha takes lead in Africa's imageArticle

The African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to bring more than 300 international journalists to Arusha where the AfDB intends to launch new efforts to re-brand the image of the African continent.

23 Apr 2012

African Banker Awards debuts in Africa
African Banker Awards debuts in AfricaArticle

Organisers of the African Banker Awards have announced that the awards ceremony will make its debut appearance in Africa.

18 Apr 2012

AfDB's 2012 annual meeting takes place in TanzaniaArticle

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) will hold its annual meetings, themed 'Africa and the emerging global landscape: challenges and opportunities' in Arusha, Tanzania, from 28 May to 1 June 2012.

14 Mar 2012

Grant strengthens African Virtual University's capacity
Grant strengthens African Virtual University's capacityArticle

To strengthen the capacity of African Virtual University (AVU), the African Development Bank Group's board of directors has approved a US $15.6 million grant from its concessionary lending arm, the African Development Fund (ADF).

23 Dec 2011

Small- and medium-sized enterprises generate 25% of Africa's GDPArticle

Africa's share of labour-intensive manufacturing - a vital source of jobs for underemployed farmers - is shrinking. While there are now 85 million manufacturing jobs suited for unskilled workers in China, out of a population of 1.3 billion, there are only 10 million such jobs in all of Africa, population 1 billion.

26 Sep 2011

APO appoints executive directorArticle

The African Press Organisation announced on Wednesday, 26 January 2011, the appointment of Eloïne Barry as executive director. Barry was chosen following a recruitment process and comes after serving five years as PR Newswire EMEA media relations team leader.

27 Jan 2011

ADB to double funds for MalawiArticle

African Development Bank Group (ADB) President Dr. Donald Kaberuka who has been visiting Malawi since earlier this week, has announced that the bank will be doubling its financial assistance to Malawi.

Gregory Gondwe 1 Aug 2008

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