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African Development Bank’s “Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation” initiative wins National Association of Black Journalists Salute to…

America’s largest organization of journalists and media professionals of color has named the African Development Bank a “Salute to Excellence” award winner for the Bank’s communication around its Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation program. The National Association of Black Journalists cited the Bank’s excellence in online media relations and marketing about the landmark initiative, also known as TAAT. The online… Read More
Africa Investments 

African Development Bank to host policy dialogue on sustainable debt management

What:       High-Level Policy Dialogue on Sustainable Debt Management in Africa Who:        Senior government officials, creditors, economists and debt experts from international financial institutions and multilateral development banks, When:      Tuesday, 23 August 2022, 08:00-11:00 (Abidjan), 09:00-12:00 (Tunis) 17:00-20:00 (Tokyo) Where:     Virtual The African Development Bank will host a virtual policy dialogue on sustainable debt management in Africa, on Tuesday 23 August 2022. This… Read More
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South Africa Impressive as Cricket World Cup Approaches

– Advertisement – Over the years, South Africa has earned an unwanted reputation in cricketing terms. They have been widely known as the chokers of the game after a series of poor results in global tournaments. Somehow, South African teams in the past have managed to conjure up defeat from winning positions. As a result, there is little interest in… Read More
Africa Business World 

How to make money with forex trading for beginners

– Advertisement – Earnings on Forex If a trader enters this market for the first time, the first step is to take some basic training courses. This is best done in the same company where you opened an account. Next, it is important to pay attention to your psychology. Any trading leads to serious emotional distress. So, the trader should… Read More
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Women in Innovation: Unleashing opportunities to change the world

– Advertisement – The global Covid-19 pandemic saw the exponential growth of many innovative solutions, especially in Africa. According to the Rose Review 2022 report, more women than ever are starting new businesses. Over 140,000 all-female-founded companies were created last year, and this figure is growing by over a third each year1. South Africa moved up two places on the… Read More
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Chad introduces fines for those who reject marriage proposals

Rejecting a marriage proposal isn’t an option any longer for people in Chad. Such an act could attract a fine henceforth. In Mangalmé in north-eastern Chad, people who reject marriage proposals must now pay a fine, known as “amchilini”. The region’s Higher Islamic Council ruled that the figure be between $23 and $39 for women and $15 for men. The… Read More
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Sierra Leone: Curfew imposed as several protesters are shot dead

– Advertisement – Some protesters and policemen have reportedly been killed in Sierra Leone on the third day of a three day protest. It was organised by opposition parties and civil society groups over alleged economic hardships and bad governance by President Julius Maada Bio’s government. The protesters, mainly youths have gained entry into the country’s Lungi airport after the… Read More
Africa Investments 

African Development Bank and partners discuss Africa’s potential to leverage green minerals for the energy transition

A recent webinar hosted by the African Development Bank brought together experts to examine how Africa can become a hub for manufacturing lithium-ion batteries to store energy and electrify the transport fleet. The webinar, which was held on 11th July 2022 under the theme, Leveraging Africa’s green minerals for the energy transition: The role of regional integration and the AfCFTA,… Read More
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Côte d’Ivoire: 260 Localities Already Connected to Electricity Through African Development Bank Project

Launched in Côte d’Ivoire in 2019, the Project to Improve Access to Electricity in Rural Areas has already connected 260 localities to the national electric grid. At the conclusion of the works, which is scheduled for the end of 2023, a total of 460 localities will have access to electricity, according to the African Development Bank’s implementation and results report, published on… Read More