In his speech in Oslo on the occasion of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, sharing
Les administrateurs du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement conduisent une mission de consultation du 17 au 21 février au Sénégal, ponctuée, ce lundi, par des réunions dans cinq ministères et des visites dans des structures de projets.
Ireland moved a step closer to becoming a member of the African Development Bank Group after a government delegation on Monday deposited ratification instruments during an official visit to the Bank’s Abidjan headquarters.
The delegation, led by Paul Ryan, Director, International Finance Division of Ireland’s Department of Finance, included Patrick Mulhall and Renee Martin of the Department of Finance, and Laura Gibbons from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The African Development Bank and the Botswana Development Corporation (BDC) on Friday signed a Line of Credit (LOC) totaling $80 million to help scale up key investments in the southern African country.
BDC will on-lend to specific target groups, focusing on industrialization including manufacturing, transport and service sectors that have significant development impact.
Repayment will be over 10 years, including a two-year grace period.
What: First ALSF High-Level Members Forum When: 26 and 27 February 2020, 8.30am to 5pm Where: Hotel Radisson Blu, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
The Executive Council of the African Union has supported Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s candidacy for a second term as President of the African Development Bank.
The decision was taken during the thirty-sixth Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council, held during the AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 6-7 February 2020.
Adesina was elected to his first term as President by the Bank’s Board of Governors at its Annual Meetings in Abidjan on 28 May 2015. He is the eighth President of the African Development Bank Group and the first Nigerian in the post.