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Debt Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa: Fear of the Domino Effect (Citi Report)

With Zambia likely, with a debt-to-GDP ratio of 120%, to default on its Eurobond by the end of the current year, speculation is rife...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Diversity and Unity: African Agency in International Affairs

More and more, African countries are able to act in concert to stand up for the interests of the continent. Professor Carlos Lopes Associate Fellow, Africa...

Interview with Aïcha Bah Diallo, spokesperson for the Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Published on the theme of the 2063 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the 2019 Africa Governance Report is based on data from...

African Risk Capacity (ARC) and Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Secretariat signs Agreement to...

L-R: UN-ASG Mohamed Beavogui, Director-General, African Risk Capacity, and Dr. Stergomena L. Tax, Executive Secretary, Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) exchanging copies of the...

ADB: Ivory Coast for a second term of Akinwumi Adesina

In the wake of the cabinet reshuffle on 5 September 2019 in Côte d'Ivoire, things are becoming clearer about the position of the first...

The World Bank Group has released $ 59.5 billion in 2019

According to the financial statements released on 9 August by the five institutions of the World Bank Group, total commitments to help countries improve...

G7 Summit: Africa, the Sahel and the Amazon

Five African countries are invited to the G7 which opens this 24th of August in Biarritz against the backdrop of the fires of the...

Senegal prepares to host Regional Forum on the African Continental Free Trade Area

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 10 June 2019 (ECA) - The regional forum, taking place on 24 and 25 June in Dakar, Senegal will focus on issues...
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