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Editorial : Lighting up and powering Africa will quicken economic transformation

It is estimated that over 640 million Africans have no access to energy, corresponding to an electricity access rate for African countries at just...

African countries making headway in tackling tax evasion and money laundering-2020...

African countries made great strides in strengthening commitments and capacity to achieve tax transparency and exchange information on illicit fund flows in 2019, the...

COCOBOD, financial partners celebrate first US$200m disbursement of loan

Ghana supplies 70% of all cocoa beans imported into Japan and cocoa is seen as one of the nation’s most essential import commodities Ghana Cocoa...

How Rwanda is spurring a generation of women in technology

Rwanda is renowned as a pioneer for gender equality In 2020, it was the only African country ranked in the top 10 of the World...

Africa’s agriculture value chains must go digital to transform production

It explored digital responses that can be quickly deployed to address the disruptions to food systems, caused by COVID-19 Africa must seize the opportunity of...

Will COVID-19 spell the end for globalisation?

COVID-19, along with the related disruptions to the movement of goods and people, has compounded the challenges facing globalisation. With the breakdown of supply...

Editorial :AfDB has proven to be a towering pillar in times...

President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has again received high plaudits from his colleague African Heads of State for his sterling leadership....

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...

In defence of a Pan Africanist – Dr Akinwumi Adesina

In an Africa, dealing with monumental infrastructure and energy deficits; a teeming youthful population desperate for jobs and opportunities; and currently facing what is...

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...

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