UN “horrified” at Boko Haram killing of 5 aid workers

The United Nations says it is “utterly shocked and horrified” by the killing of five aid workers kidnapped on Maiduguri-Mungonu road in Borno last...

Harnessing Africa’s youth workforce could speed up post-Covid-19 recovery

West Africa’s burgeoning youth population offers a strategic workforce which can be harnessed for employment and economic growth, despite a COVID-19 pandemic that is...

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).

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...

AfDB approves $288.5m for Nigeria COVID-19 Response Support Program

  The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $288.5 million loan to help Nigeria tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and...
African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina

I’ve not violated AfDB code of ethics, Adesina hits back at allegations

President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has reacted to allegations that he violated the bank’s “code of ethics”. In a statement on Wednesday,...

3 in 4 Americans lose sleep sharing a bed with a partner

Three-quarters of Americans say sharing a bed with their partner negatively affects their sleep quality—and the situation has gotten worse for 25% of them...

Study finds chloroquine doesn’t help Covid-19 patients, and could hurt instead

Administering chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 may be harming patients more than it is helping them, a large-scale study has found. The study, published...

No new moon sighted, but May 24 is Sallah

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar on Friday said there was no report on the sighting of the new moon from across the...

“Decisive action key to helping African economies during COVID-19,” Adesina tells CNN

“Decisive action key to helping African economies during COVID-19,” Adesina tells CNN from AfDBGroup on Vimeo.

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