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AfDB joins WTO and other MDBs to support trade finance amid...

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, multilateral development banks have stepped up their trade finance programs to support essential imports and key exports The...

Buhari backs Adesina’s re-election … despite US demands for independent probe...

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has registered his support for head of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Dr. Akinwumi...

Gov’t to expedite Development Bank to support post COVID-19 growth

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has said government will fast-track the process for establishing a National Development Bank (NBD) to help in the economy’s quick...

Our collective humanity is at stake- AfDB President

African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina says an accelerated global health and economic effort is needed to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa. Stating...

AfCFTA must start July 1 – Ofosu-Dorte

… to energise Africa’s industrial capabilities post COVID-19 Legal, policy and transactions specialist David Ofosu-Dorte wants the July 1 starting date for the African Continental...

AfDB celebrates milestone with first social bond listing on London Stock...

Record-breaking US$3bn Fight Covid-19 social bond launches on LSE: a first for the Bank The African Development Bank’s  “Fight Covid-19” social bond, the largest social...

Trading thrives as new highway financed by the AfDB opens up...

The 120-metre Alemondji bridge was built as part of the renovation of the roads on the CU9 corridor linking Lomé, Cinkansé and Ouagadougou Every Tuesday,...

Foreign lenders are making a killing from Africa – AfDB

African governments need to be tougher when negotiating the terms of Eurobonds and commercial loans, the African Development Bank has said. Some external debts mature...

AfDB and partners unite in major push against malnutrition − ‘the...

Did you know that every US$1 invested in nutrition generates as much as US$138 in better health and increased productivity? The evidence is clear: improving...

AfDB says staple crops processing zones will transform African agriculture

“The zones will allow African countries to substantially reduce food imports, and become net exporters of processed foods and commodities” – President Akinwumi Adesina. Africa...

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