Since joining the African Development Bank Group as its 81st shareholder in 2020, Ireland has shown steadily increasing interest in strengthening its economic ties with Africa. That mission received a strong boost last week at the 7th Africa Ireland Economic Forum in Dublin, as African Development Bank Group President Dr. Akinwumi Adesina enjoined the Irish business community to invest more in Africa.,
A financing facility associated with the African Development Bank’s Desert to Power Initiative was featured at a side event held on the margins of the just-ended Africa Energy Forum in Brussels, Belgium.
Hadia Baruti Wimbi was only six years old when she left her parents’ home, eventually leading to her spending much of her childhood without any schooling. “An elderly member of my family came to see my parents, asking if she could take me away. She promised my parents that she would enrol me at school. When she became my guardian, she enrolled her own children, but not me,” Wimbi explained.,
What can representatives of African cities learn from their counterparts from the rest of the world? To answer that question, the African Development Bank invited representatives of African municipalities to the 11th World Urban Forum held from 26-30 June in Katowice, Poland. The Forum is the largest international conference addressing urban development.