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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 due to the COVID-19 Omicron variant. The event was initially

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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 for new COVID-19 variants and mutations happening across the world.

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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 — and investors, big businesses, critical industry players on the other

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Nigeria to benefit from UK’s new funding for Africa-led climate resilient projects

    Nigeria to benefit from UK’s new funding for Africa-led climate resilient projects

Alok Sharma, COP26 president, says the UK will launch new funding to support African governments to roll out critical adaptation projects to help at-risk communities adapt to the impacts of

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AfDB, MTN commit $500k to study women’s access to financial services in Nigeria

  AfDB, MTN commit $500k to study women’s access to financial services in Nigeria

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it has signed a grant agreement worth $500,000 with Y’ello Digital Financial Services (YDFS),

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AfDB launches governance strategy to eliminate revenue ‘leakages’ in Africa

  AfDB launches governance strategy to eliminate revenue ‘leakages’ in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched a strategy for economic governance in Africa (SEGA), aimed at “eliminating revenue leakages”

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Akinwumi Adesina: G7 members agreed to allocate $100bn drawing rights for African countries

  Akinwumi Adesina: G7 members agreed to allocate $100bn drawing rights for African countries

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says G7 countries have agreed to allocate $100 billion special drawing

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AfDB approves new policy to promote water security in Africa

  AfDB approves new policy to promote water security in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says its board has approved a new policy to prioritise water security and the transformation

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Zainab Ahmed: Nigeria has fulfilled all conditions for $1.5bn World Bank loan

  Zainab Ahmed: Nigeria has fulfilled all conditions for $1.5bn World Bank loan

Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the federal government has fulfilled the conditions required for

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Adesina: AfDB to establish youth entrepreneurship banks

  Adesina: AfDB to establish youth entrepreneurship banks

Akinwumi Adesina, president of African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, says the bank will establish youth entrepreneurship investment banks to help

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