ECOWAS Endorses Adesina For Second Term As President, African Development Bank

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) endorses Adesina for second term as President of the African Development Bank Adesina is a renowned development economist and the first Nigerian to serve as President of the Bank Group The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has endorsed the candidacy of African Development Bank President […]


ADB Launches Digital Tool To Help African Youth Learn To Code

The African Development Bank and technology firm Microsoft  today launched the ‘Coding for Employment’ digital training platform, an online tool to provide digital skills to African youth, wherever they are across the continent. The platform, launched at the 2019 African Economic Conference in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, aims to promote a continuous learning culture among […]


ADB approves $14.12m for Nigeria’s Membership in African Trade Insurance Agency

Once membership formalities in ATI are finalized, Nigeria could benefit from gross political and commercial risk insurance cover on total investments and trade amounting to over US$ 5 billion by 2020   The African Development Bank Group (, through its Trade Finance operations, has approved a US$14.12 million facility to support the Federal Republic of […]

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Dangote Foundation, UNECA, GBCHealth To Discus Africa’s Health Sector

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), in partnership with GBCHealth and the Aliko Dangote Foundation is bringing together African leaders and other high profile personalities to discuss the continent’s health challenges and opportunities for investment. The partners have organized a meeting themed ‘Africa’s Health and Financing: Pathways to Economic Growth and Prosperity’ which […]


Global Malnutrition: Adesina Calls For Immediate Action Over Deepening Crisis

The President’s charge aligns with the AfDB’s High 5 development priorities, in particular with the fifth goal to improve the quality of life for the people of Africa African Development Bank ( President Akinwumi Adesina has called for urgent action from stakeholders over the deepening crisis of global malnutrition. Adesina made the call as he […]