African Union Commission inaugurates AfCFTA permanent secretariat as launchpad for Africa’s economic transformation

At a ceremony on Monday to commission the permanent secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo and Moussa...

Islamic Development Bank and BADEA continue to stand with ACBF

As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic affects ACBF’s ability to function at full capacity, the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Arab Bank...

OP-Ed of Prof. Emmanuel NNADOZIE Executive Secretary: « We are all in it together »

For economics professor Emmanuel NNADOZIE, Executive Secretary of the Foundation for Capacity Building in Africa (ACBF), the Covid-19 pandemic poses a serious challenge to...

The Ivorian political situation on the eve of the October 2020 presidential elections: challenges...

Alpha Waly Diallo.   Once again, Côte d'Ivoire becomes an African concern on the eve of the presidential elections in October 2020 which, according to several...

Black Lives Matter between Africa and Asia: from the statue of Gandhi to that...

By Darwis Khudori (Indonesian architect and historian, director of Master’s Degree in Exchanges with Asia at the University Le Havre Normandy, France). Monday, July 20, 2020,...

Afreximbank Wins Two EMEA Best Structured Finance Awards

Cairo, 20 July 2020: – The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has been recognized by EMEA Finance’s 12th African Banking Awards for two transactions processed...

AFDB: Adesina Exonerated by  Panel led by former Irish President Mary Robinson

The report of the panel of independent experts finally fell on Monday, July 27, clears President Akinwumi Adesina of the African Development Bank (AfDB)...

Fitch Rating Agency Affirms Triple A (AAA) Rating of the African Development Bank, with...

Fitch Ratings, the global credit rating agency, has affirmed the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘AAA’, with...

Europe is 75, what relationship to Africa for the next 75 years?

By Gérardine Mahoro, CEO ACT05 (www.act05.com). Public and private african affairs expert, in Africa and between Africa and Europe.   Europe celebrates its 75th anniversary, the opportunity...

Crisis at the top of AfDB. End of a thriller series?

By Alassane Ndiaye*.   "The turn of events since the warning shot fired by the US Secretary of the Treasury with his letter addressed to the...

AfDB: 5 former vice-presidents calling for a « consensus »

Reacting to the so-called "16 allegations of whistleblowers" crisis which has paralyzed the African Development Bank for several weeks, five former vice-presidents published on...

The rise of Asia in Africa in the shadow of western galaxy For an...

By Darwis Khudori (Indonesian Architect and Historian, Director of Master’s Degree in Exchanges with Asia, University of Le Havre, France) The rising waves of Asia...

Prof. Benedict Oramah Re-appointed as Afreximbank President

Shareholders of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have voted and re-appointed Prof. Benedict Oramah as President of the Pan-African multilateral financial institution for a second...

African Development Bank COVID-19 response: moving from commitment to action

The African Development Bank has responded swiftly to the needs of its member countries during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Bank’s operations have continued to...
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