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Africa Investments 

Niger: African Development Fund Provides $16 Million to Support Financial Sector Deepening and Inclusion

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund, the concessional lending arm of the African Development Bank Group, has approved $16 million in loan and grant financing to Niger to implement the Financial Sector Deepening and Inclusion Project. The project will strengthen mobilization of long-term resources for financial service providers and improve financial inclusion of vulnerable populations, particularly women,… Read More
Africa Investments 

African Development Fund invests more than $6 million to strengthen public finance governance in African countries

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund have approved a grant of $6.12 million to help strengthen public finance governance in low-income African countries. The funding is for Phase 2 of the Regional Institutional Support Project in Public Finance Governance (RISPFG) which will be implemented by two pan-African institutions: the African Tax Administration  Forum (ATAF) and the Collaborative… Read More
OP-ED 

Where is separation of power of the branches  in Malawi as the Judiciary arrests a serving Vice President

ATLANTA (Maravipost) The Malawi Vice President was today seized by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB)  in the capital Lilongwe where he is to be formerly charged and also apply for bail. Puzzling even though I am not a lawyer is the language below from our Constitution. Is the Vice President not get the same respect as his boss the ruling President. 91.… Read More
Africa Investments 

New report by African Development Bank, partners finds that 37 African countries have industrialized in last decade

Thirty-seven of 52 African countries have become more industrialized over the past eleven years, according to a new report from the African Development Bank, the African Union and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). The Africa Industrialization Index (AII) report provides a country-level assessment of 52 African countries’ progress across 19 key indicators. The report will enable African governments… Read More
Africa Investments 

Panel discussion: Addressing Sexual Exploitation Abuse and Harassment (SEAH) in Development Bank Operations, Recommendations and Lessons learned

Who:           The African Development Bank’s Independent Recourse Mechanism (IRM) When:          8 December 2022, 3:00pm to 4:30pm GMT Where:         Virtual,   REGISTER HERE We are pleased to invite you to the IRM’s panel discussions on “Addressing Sexual Exploitation Abuse and Harassment (SEAH) in Development Bank Operations, Recommendations and Lessons learned.” The event will take place virtually on 8 December 2022, from… Read More
Africa South Africa Southern Africa World 

South Africa’s prison service rejects Jacob Zuma’s return to jail

– Advertisement – South Africa’s prison service has rejected a court decision asking for former president Jacob Zuma to be sent back to jail. The prison service has now said it will challenge the court ruling delivered this week. “Having carefully studied the judgement, Correctional Services is convinced that another court may arrive at a different conclusion,” the Department of… Read More
Africa Sports World 

NFL: Are the Bengals hitting their form at the perfect time?

– Advertisement – Game week 10 in the NFL was a perfect one for the Cincinnati Bengals. They travelled to the home of their rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers, in the hopes of gaining a measure of revenge for the opening day defeat they received at the hands of the same team. And courtesy of the brilliance of quarterback Joe Burrow,… Read More
Africa Investments 

Liberia: African Development Bank Group approves $5.12 million financing for Emergency Food Production Program

The Board of directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved financing for the Emergency Food Production Program in Liberia. This paves the way for the government to support farmers as they increase climate resilient food production and mitigate the impact of the ongoing war in Ukraine. The funding includes a grant of $2.28 million and a loan of $2.84 million… Read More
Africa Investments 

COP27: Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa secures $64 million in new funding from Norway and GEAPP

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa has secured a fresh injection of $64 million in grant funding from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP). SEFA, a multi-donor special fund managed by the African Development Bank, provides concessional finance to unlock private sector investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency.… Read More
Africa Investments 

Ghana: African Development Fund approves $27.9 million grant for Savannah Agriculture Value Chain Development Project (SADP)

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a $27.9 million grant to Ghana for the development of agricultural value chains in the Savannah region. The grant will increase the climate-resilient production of maize, rice and soybean, support the poultry value chain, and generate employment for women and youth. It will increase the incomes of farmers and… Read More