Germany provided €40 million to Tunisia for an E-government program, according to a communique published on February 12, 2019, by Tunisia’s ministry...
Remittances from the Egyptian diaspora reached $25.5 billion in 2018, representing a 3.1% increase compared with the $24.7 billion of 2017,...
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat and the President of the African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina, met Tuesday...
The African Development Bank and UN Women held their fourth steering committee meeting on 8 February 2019 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The two institutions...
The Nigerian diaspora plans to set a $3 billion investment fund, Abike Dabiri-Erewa (photo), Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Relations &...
Bank of Tanzania (BoT) expects Tanzania’s economy to grow to 7.3% in 2019, a 0.1% rise compared to the growth recorded in 2018. According to the bank,...
One of the key resolutions adopted during the 33rd meeting of the ministerial council of the Central African Economic Union (UEAC) held on February 8,...
The African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and global partners today launched the Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard to raise...
Algeria’s president Abdel Aziz Bouteflika, in power since 1999, announced in a statement published on February 10, 2019, his ambition to run, for the...
“We are working hard with governments to improve transparency, governance, accountability and project delivery across the continent. Corruption does not...
Guillaume Soro (photo), president of Côte d’Ivoire’s national assembly officially resigned during an extraordinary meeting hastily convened today February...
A new $100 million fund will be created in Q3 or Q4, 2019, to support local entrepreneurs, Strive Masiyiwa (photo), announced in a statement...
The Commissioner for Economic Affairs at the African Union Commission, Victor Harison, has described the 2019 African Economic Outlook (AEO) as an...
African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina is expected in Addis Ababa on Sunday, 10 February to take part in the 32nd Ordinary Session of the...
In partnership with the African Development Bank, Korea is ready to step up technology transfers to Africa, officials said in Seoul today. Speaking at a...
The Netherlands will provide $56 million to Tunisia in the framework of the local development and democracy strengthening programme, a communique...
Development spending efforts should target improved food safety for African consumers, who need greater information and awareness to be able to demand...
The Kingdom of Eswatini is on track for progress following encouraging country performance in execution of ongoing projects, Executive Directors of the...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC)’s annual investments in Africa represented more than one-quarter of its long-term investments in the world...
About hundred Egyptian deputies submitted a constitutional amendment bill, on February 3, 2019, to allow Abdel Fattah al-Sissi (photo) to run for two more...
The Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) has received the financial support of the African Development Bank (AfDB) to fund the preparatory activities of the...
"The future of our continent is looking very promising indeed," African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina declared in the opening words of...
This year, Botswana’s economy will drop from 4.5% (in 2018) to 4.2%, according to Kenneth Matambo (photo), the country’s finance minister.  “The...
The second Road Safety Leadership Program organized by the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP, an international partnership hosted by the World Bank),...
The African Development Bank and the Economic Community Of West African States Commission (ECOWAS) have signed an agreement for a study into a 1,000...
The African Union, His Majesty King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho (photo), the African Development Bank, the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food...
In South Africa, the Public Investment Corp (PIC) is going through tormenting times. Indeed, nine members of its administrative board just decided to...
Last Friday, judges of the international criminal court ordered the conditional release of Laurent Gbagbo and Charles Blé Goudé. Following the judgment...
The USA has imposed restrictive measures for the delivery of visa to Ghanaians, Reuters revealed on February 1, 2019. According to the release published...
One hundred and fifty-three emerging Libyan leaders have received certificates after completing a ten-day intensive leadership workhop in Istanbul,...
At end November 2018, Ghana’s external debt was $18 billion, figures recently published by the central bank reveal. Even though the debt-to-GDP...
Atiku Abubakar (photo) is planning to set a $25 billion fund once elected in Nigeria, Bloomberg reported this week. According to the presidential...
The African Development Bank - Civil Society Committee held its first statutory meeting at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan on 15-16 January, 2019. The...
Angola is planning to come back on the international debt market after a 3-year support agreement reached with the International Monetary Fund...
Angola and Ghana contradicted analysts forecasts about the results of the first meetings, this year, of their respective monetary policy committee. Early...

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