AfDB okays $27m to boost Africa Covid-19 response initiative

The African Development Bank on Friday 24 July approved $27.4 million in grants to boost the African Union’s (AU) efforts to mobilize continental response...

Infrastructure fund Africa50 helps Egypt’s solar power sector take off

A 37-square-kilometer solar park so large that it can be seen from space, with over seven million photovoltaic panels, and funding of $4 billion....

AfDB joins Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network

Nasdaq on Wednesday announced the inclusion of the African Development Bank, one of the world’s largest issuers of social bonds, in the Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network (NSBN).

AfDB debars Chinese firm for fraud

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on June 16, 2020, announced the conclusion of a negotiated settlement agreement with Sieyuan Electric Co. Ltd., a...

UN condemns attacks on Borno civilians, humanitarian hub

The Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has condemned the violent attacks by non-state armed groups in Monguno and Nganzai local government areas of...

Social stigma threatens COVID-19 response

Anecdotal evidence indicate that stigma associated with the COVID-19 can make people hide when they are sick and can also make people delay in seeking treatment

Buhari’s Democracy Day broadcast to Nigeria

NATIONAL BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON DEMOCRACY DAY, JUNE 12TH 2020 Fellow Nigerians, 1.     The 2020 celebration of Democracy Day marks 21 years of...

Finalists emerge in #AfricaVsVirus challenge ideathon

The African Development Bank has announced the 100 finalists from the #AfricaVsVirus Challenge ideathon to find solutions to challenges raised by the COVID-19 pandemic...

AfDB reduces poverty after a decade of transformative action

For the past five decades, the African Development Bank Group has been at the forefront of driving Africa’s economic transformation, leveraging its diverse resources and unique know-how as an indigenous development finance institution.

I’ll stand by you, Buhari tells Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will stand solidly behind Dr Akinwumi Adesina in his bid to get re-elected as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB)

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