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Africa’s solvency crisis: China’s participation in G20 debt relief a sign of multilateralism, but...

China’s historic 2020 participation in the G20’s Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) marks an important moment in China’s increasing multilateralism. However, while the DSSI...

Donald Trump’s other defeat: China at the helm of the world’s largest trading zone...

While the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), although having reached its minimum threshold of ratification, is struggling to get out of the rut...

EBID obtains two lines of credit of € 95 million from German AKA

The ECOWAS Investment and Development Bank (EBID) has secured two lines of credit worth 95 million euros from the banking consortium AKA Ausfuhrkredit-Gesellschaft mbH...

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...
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