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Akinwumi Adesina: Africa needs up to $1.6trn to tackle climate change impact

    Akinwumi Adesina: Africa needs up to $1.6trn to tackle climate change impact

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says Africa needs between $1.3 trillion and $1.6 trillion to address the impact of climate change. Adesina said this on Monday

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Climate Watch: ‘Spider-man’ picking up trash in Osogbo for a cleaner environment

    Climate Watch: ‘Spider-man’ picking up trash in Osogbo for a cleaner environment

Despite directly impacting our communities, health and livelihood, climate-related reports usually take a back seat to dominant news beats like politics and business. Climate Watch aims to ensure you never

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AfDB approves €9.8m to support venture capital investments in African startups

    AfDB approves €9.8m to support venture capital investments in African startups

The board of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved an equity investment of €9.8 million to support venture capital investments in African startups, from seed to growth stages.

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Russia-Ukraine war: AfDB unveils $1bn plan to boost wheat production, avert food crisis in Africa

    Russia-Ukraine war: AfDB unveils $1bn plan to boost wheat production, avert food crisis in Africa

African Development Bank (AfDB) says it is planning to raise $1 billion to boost wheat production in Africa to avert potential food shortages arising from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Akinwumi

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COVID vaccine: Akinwumi Adesina cautions Africa against dependence on developed countries

  COVID vaccine: Akinwumi Adesina cautions Africa against dependence on developed countries

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says there is an urgent need for Africa to build a

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Nigeria’s low tax-to-GDP ratio not justification for increasing taxes, AfDB tells FG

  Nigeria’s low tax-to-GDP ratio not justification for increasing taxes, AfDB tells FG

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says the federal government must exercise restraint in tax increment. He

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AfDB postpones 2021 Africa Investment Forum over Omicron COVID-19 variant concerns

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has postponed the 2021 Africa Investment Forum until further notice over rising global travel restrictions

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Akinwumi Adesina: Africa not source of COVID — we shouldn’t be punished over new variants

  Akinwumi Adesina: Africa not source of COVID — we shouldn’t be punished over new variants

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has advised world leaders not to label or penalise African nations

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Africa Investment Forum: A continent; its destiny and capital

  Africa Investment Forum: A continent; its destiny and capital

The Africa Investment Forum, a conference where the finest melange of the continent’s leaders and policymakers on one side —

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AfDB approves new five-year strategic plan to increase water security

  AfDB approves new five-year strategic plan to increase water security

The board of directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) says it has approved a new five-year water strategy for

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