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African Development Bank holds second virtual Business Opportunities Seminar for 2021

The event took place over three days to accommodate participants in different time zones, and included a special session on business opportunities in Angola...

Youth entrepreneurship investment banks must become the focus of global support-...

Adesina was speaking at a virtual roundtable at which he presented a novel concept for youth entrepreneurship investment banks Africa’s underinvested youth are in need...

Development banks and partners pledge over $17 billion to increase food...

Of the overall amount pledged, more than $10 billion came from The African Development Bank A coalition of multilateral development banks and development partners has...

African economies are projected to recover this year – Akinwumi Adesina

African Development Bank (AfDB) President Akinwumi Adesina’s Speech at the Nigeria's Federal Inland Revenue Service Tax Dialogue Your Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President of...

Africa must risk capital for its youth, Adesina urges

Adesina engaged in discussion which covered three areas: the current state of affairs with respect to COVID-19 and climate change, stimulus policies and recovery,...

AfDB, 11 Multilateral Development Banks, IMF launch first joint report on...

“To accelerate Africa’s development, we will continue joining investment hands across the globe” - Adesina The African Development Bank joined a group of 11 multilateral...

AfDB To Establish Pan- African Agric Finance Fund

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has disclosed that the bank is partnering with relevant stakeholders, “to design a...

AfDB approves $27.33 million to ramp up the AU’s COVID-19 Response...

The approval follows a meeting of the extended Bureau of the Conference of Heads of State and Government with Africa’s private sector on 22...

AfDB to Support Establishment of Youth Entrepreneurship Investment Banks

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has disclosed that the bank will support the establishment of youth entrepreneurship investment banks to...

We must help Africa build back boldly, but smartly – Akinwumi...

The President stressed the new framework would enhance and complement the Bank’s High-5 priorities In a speech kicking off his second term as African Development...