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Dr. Kituyi is Right; African Politics has no Respe

Saturday, May 26, 2018
The UNCTAD secretary General, Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi was recently in Nairobi, Kenya. This was on Tuesday 9th May 2018. He was invited to hold an early evening two-hour long interview on governance issues at the Citizen Television; he was interviewed by Jeff Koinange, the rambunctious jour ...

FAPA Donors and AFAP sign grant agreement in support of local supply and utiliza

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Busan, Korea, May 24, 2018 ndash; On the sidelines of the African Development Bank Annual Meetings in Busan, Korea, the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) donors and the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP) have signed a grant agreement in support of loca ...

Regional cooperation, structural reforms key to economic transformation

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Busan, Korea, May 22, 2018 ndash; Africa rsquo;s development agenda must focus on the socio-cultural and commercial interests of Africans and the upliftment of Africa rsquo;s trade and economic ecosystem, said Muhammadu Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano and a former Governor of Nigeria rsquo;s Cen ...

African Development Bank and Korea launch the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Fac

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Busan, Korea, May 22, 2018 ndash; The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank have signed a Letter of Intent to launch the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Facility (KEIF) to provide significant support to the New Deal on Energy for Africa, which aims to achieve universa ...

African Development Bank and UNIDO join forces to accelerate Africa’s industrial

Monday, May 21, 2018
Busan, Korea, May 21, 2018 ndash; The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday, May 21 to step up collaboration to boost Africa rsquo;s industrialization. ldquo;The B ...

Ten Years later: The END Fund launches its Impact Report of NTD progress in Rwa

Friday, May 18, 2018
KIGALI, Rwanda, 18 May 2018 - /African Media Agency (AMA)/-A 30% reduction in the prevalence of intestinal worms in Rwanda in six years has represented a wonderful return on investment and transformed the lives of millions of people, but there is more to do and more resources are needed accordin ...

Africa Eye- My Stolen Childhood

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Brigitte Sossou Perenyi lives and works in Ghana. She was trafficked to the country at the age of seven from Togo and held in captivity as part of a practice called Trokosi. This involves being banished from the community and sent to serve in a shrine to atone for a crime committed by a family membe ...

Africa Investment Forum endorsed as a game changer for financing Africa’s infras

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa, May 8, 2018 ndash; By 2050, just 32 short years from now, Africa rsquo;s growing population will tip the scales at a whopping 2 billion, with a youth of 840 million. In the process, the continent will overtake the populations of China and India combined. Financ ...

Integrity in Development Projects: African Development Bank debars CHINT Elec

Monday, May 7, 2018
The institution rsquo;s Office of Integrity and Anti-Corruption found the company to have engaged in numerous misrepresentations of its past experience in bidding for Bank-financed contracts Abidjan, C ocirc;te d rsquo;Ivoire, May 7, 2018 ndash; The African Develo ...

Climate change: Cape Town water taps running dry

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Mohammed Allie rsquo;s wife has given up showers while Cape Town, South Africa rsquo;s second-largest city after Johannesburg, contemplates life without a drop of water in its taps. Allie, a BBC correspondent, related his wife rsquo;s experience with the shrinking supply of water, caused b ...

African youth demand a seat at the table

Monday, April 23, 2018
The youth are using their large numbers to vote in younger leaders or leaders they feel will be sympathetic to their plight. new wave is sweeping across Africa. Elections on the continent are increasingly yielding younger leadership than ever before. From presidents to ministers and governors, s ...

African Development Bank organizes Workshop on Strengthening Role of Parliament

Friday, April 20, 2018
Abidjan, C ocirc;te d rsquo;Ivoire, 20 April 2018 - The African Development Bank will hold a Workshop on Strengthening the Role of Parliament in Combating Illicit Financial Flows from Africa (IFFs) from 24 to 26 April 2018 in Abuja. Since the approval of the Bank Group rsquo;s Policy ...

African Development Bank, African Institute of Mathematics and Science to

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Abidjan, C ocirc;te d rsquo;Ivoire, April 18, 2018 ndash; The African Development Bank and the African Institute of Mathematics and Sciences (AIMS) have initiated a landmark relationship aimed at building an industry-led research institution in the league of the Massachusetts Institute o ...
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