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Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the African Development Bank Group, 22-26 May 2023

What:              African Development Bank Group Annual Meetings Who:               The African Development Bank Group When:             22 to 26 May 2023 Where:            Sharm El Sheikh International Conference Center, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt The 58th Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank and the 49th Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Fund… Read More
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African Development Bank appoints Mouhamed Ba as Director, Corporate Programs in the Vice-Presidency, Technology and Corporate Services

African Development Bank appoints Mouhamed Ba as Director, Corporate Programs in the Vice-Presidency, Technology and Corporate Services | African Development Bank – Building today, a better Africa tomorrow /sites/default/files/advagg_js/js__2nu-f_-MK33dRIQaWIdLP84wUiGzIZwBgGaMto4f2kY__2pkqXjBO9pMF06nUvX11DkMECNCM7M-5Qm_bWm0bC9k__IeYgW2ZnliT9LFrgfNYwPt5FQPaBOClcZZeRCrpYkxI.js#ie9- /sites/default/files/advagg_js/js__2nu-f_-MK33dRIQaWIdLP84wUiGzIZwBgGaMto4f2kY__2pkqXjBO9pMF06nUvX11DkMECNCM7M-5Qm_bWm0bC9k__IeYgW2ZnliT9LFrgfNYwPt5FQPaBOClcZZeRCrpYkxI.js#ie10+ <!– //–><!—-> African Development Bank Group Read More
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African Development Bank approves $28.49 million grant to enhance Ghana’s universal electrification goal

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a grant of $28.49 million for Ghana to construct renewable energy infrastructure that will increase its renewable energy use by 10% through 2030.  The financing, which will come from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) – Scaling Up Renewable Energy Program in Low Income Countries (SREP), will support construction of… Read More
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Liberia: African Development Fund grant to modernise payments infrastructure and systems

The African Development Fund’s Board of Directors has approved $3.9 million grant to finance upgrade of Liberia’s payments infrastructure and systems project. The approval of the grant from the Bank’s concessional lending window, was made on 17 March. The project’s primary objective is to strengthen the payments ecosystem in Liberia for increased efficiency and to foster growth and innovation. It… Read More
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African Development Bank signs €362,000 grant agreement with Hadejia Jama'are Komadugu Yobe Basin-Trust Fund to support water resources…

African Development Bank signs €362,000 grant agreement with Hadejia Jama’are Komadugu Yobe Basin-Trust Fund to support water resources development in northern Nigeria | African Development Bank – Building today, a better Africa tomorrow /sites/default/files/advagg_js/js__2nu-f_-MK33dRIQaWIdLP84wUiGzIZwBgGaMto4f2kY__2pkqXjBO9pMF06nUvX11DkMECNCM7M-5Qm_bWm0bC9k__IeYgW2ZnliT9LFrgfNYwPt5FQPaBOClcZZeRCrpYkxI.js#ie9- /sites/default/files/advagg_js/js__2nu-f_-MK33dRIQaWIdLP84wUiGzIZwBgGaMto4f2kY__2pkqXjBO9pMF06nUvX11DkMECNCM7M-5Qm_bWm0bC9k__IeYgW2ZnliT9LFrgfNYwPt5FQPaBOClcZZeRCrpYkxI.js#ie10+ <!– //–><!—-> African Development Bank Group Read More
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World Water Day: Osward Chanda, Director for Water and Sanitation Development, reflects on the African Development Bank’s interventions to help…

World Water Day: Osward Chanda, Director for Water and Sanitation Development, reflects on the African Development Bank’s interventions to help Africa achieve SDG Goal 6 on water and sanitation | African Development Bank – Building today, a better Africa tomorrow /sites/default/files/advagg_js/js__2nu-f_-MK33dRIQaWIdLP84wUiGzIZwBgGaMto4f2kY__2pkqXjBO9pMF06nUvX11DkMECNCM7M-5Qm_bWm0bC9k__IeYgW2ZnliT9LFrgfNYwPt5FQPaBOClcZZeRCrpYkxI.js#ie9- /sites/default/files/advagg_js/js__2nu-f_-MK33dRIQaWIdLP84wUiGzIZwBgGaMto4f2kY__2pkqXjBO9pMF06nUvX11DkMECNCM7M-5Qm_bWm0bC9k__IeYgW2ZnliT9LFrgfNYwPt5FQPaBOClcZZeRCrpYkxI.js#ie10+ <!– //–><!—-> African Development Bank Group Read More
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Mauritania: African Development Bank and BCI Group Sign US$ 485,000 AFAWA Technical Assistance Agreement to Promote Financial Inclusion of African…

Mauritania: African Development Bank and BCI Group Sign US$ 485,000 AFAWA Technical Assistance Agreement to Promote Financial Inclusion of African Women’s Enterprises | African Development Bank – Building today, a better Africa tomorrow /sites/default/files/advagg_js/js__2nu-f_-MK33dRIQaWIdLP84wUiGzIZwBgGaMto4f2kY__2pkqXjBO9pMF06nUvX11DkMECNCM7M-5Qm_bWm0bC9k__IeYgW2ZnliT9LFrgfNYwPt5FQPaBOClcZZeRCrpYkxI.js#ie9- /sites/default/files/advagg_js/js__2nu-f_-MK33dRIQaWIdLP84wUiGzIZwBgGaMto4f2kY__2pkqXjBO9pMF06nUvX11DkMECNCM7M-5Qm_bWm0bC9k__IeYgW2ZnliT9LFrgfNYwPt5FQPaBOClcZZeRCrpYkxI.js#ie10+ <!– //–><!—-> African Development Bank Group Read More
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US threatens Uganda with possible sanctions over anti-gay law

The US White House has warned Uganda of possible sanctions if the newly passed anti-gay bill becomes effective. Ugandan lawmakers on Tuesday passed into law the stricter anti-gay bill which outlined harsher punishment for people who engage in same-sex activities. Penalties under the new legislation include a 10-year-jail term for anyone who engages in same-sex relationships or identifies as LGBTQ. There… Read More
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World Water Day 2023: Accelerating Change in solving Africa’s Water and Sanitation Crises

Water is an essential resource with direct impact on Africa’s economic potential: inadequate access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene services reduces economic opportunities. One in three Africans are affected by water scarcity. According to the 2022 WHO/UNICEF JMP report , 411 million people in Africa still lack basic drinking water service, 779 million lack access to basic sanitation services,… Read More
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Frequently Asked Questions on the iDICE Project

What is iDICE? IDICE, or the Investment in Digital and Creative Enterprises program, aims to support the development of digital and creative industries in Nigeria. IDICE provides funding and technical support to entrepreneurs and start-ups in the digital and creative sectors, with the ultimate goal of promoting economic growth and job creation in Nigeria. Who is providing financing for iDICE?… Read More