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Africa Wired: Artificial intelligence offers benef

Friday, September 20, 2019
When some people think of artificial intelligence (AI), they think of humanoid robots turning against their creators in an apocalyptic science fiction movie. In reality, AI is already playing an increasing role in many existing and evolving technologies, from driverless cars to translation software, ...

African Development Bank and the Republic of Rwanda For Global Gender Summit

Monday, September 16, 2019
The African Development Bank and the Republic of Rwanda are pleased to announce that the next Global Gender Summit will take place 25 ndash; 27 November 2019, at the Kigali Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda. The Global Gender Summit is organized by the African Development Bank with other multila ...

International Financial Institutions: Corporate Secretaries to meet in Abidjan 1

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Abidjan, C ocirc;te d 39;Ivoire, 11 September 2019 - The Corporate Secretaries of International Financial Institutions (IFIs) will hold their 20th annual meeting from 11 to 13 September 2019 at the headquarters of the African Development Bank in Abidjan. The Abidjan deliberatio ...

Somalia: Arrest of Jubaland security minister must yield justice for victims

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Following the arrest of the security minister of Jubaland in Somalia, Abdirashid Hassan Abdinur, also known as Abdirashid Janan, who is reasonably suspected of criminal responsibility for crimes under international law and other serious human rights violations, including obstructing humanitarian ass ...

Young Africans create green businesses

Monday, September 2, 2019
The youth are the driving force for action on climate and the environment. That was the message hammered home to delegates at Africa Climate Week in March 2019, the first of three annual regional climate events ahead of the United Nations Secretary-General rsquo;s Climate Action Summit to be held in ...

Japan and African Development Bank announce $3.5 billion in support of Africa’s

Friday, August 30, 2019
Yokohama, Japan, 30 August 2019 - Japan and the African Development Bank on Friday announced a joint target of $3.5 billion under the Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa initiative (EPSA4), during the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7). ...

Women pastoralists feel the heat of climate change

Thursday, August 29, 2019
For many people, climate change is about shrinking glaciers, rising sea levels, longer and more intense heatwaves, and other extreme and unpredictable weather patterns. But for women pastoralists mdash;livestock farmers in the semi-arid lands of Kenya mdash;climate change has forced drastic changes ...

TICAD7: African Development Bank discusses relief for fragile states through inn

Thursday, August 29, 2019
YOKOHAMA, Japan, 28 August 2019 ndash; Access to concessional resources and insurance cover for pioneering investments, offer fragile nations the best tools to jump-start their economies, the African Development Bank said. ldquo;It is important that the state provides risk-mitigating ins ...
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