The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, 17th June 2021, commissioned the new factory of Premium Foods Limited, a company operating under Government’s 1-District-1-Factory initiative.
The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called for the restructuring of the global financial architecture so it could respond better to the needs of Africa.
Exploring strategies to deepen private sector participation in the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was the highlight of a panel session during the 2021 WTO Aid-for-Trade Stocktaking meeting. The African Development Bank, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and International Trade Centre (ITC) organized the session held on Wednesday 24 March. […]
The African Development Bank today announced the addition of two new countries – Mauritius and Morocco – to its Bloomberg African Bond Indices (ABABI), marking a steady progress in the Bank’s efforts to deepen the continent’s local currency bond market. The African Development Bank administers the ABABI, a family of African bond indices launched in […]
The 2021 Borrowing Program of the African Development Bank has been approved by the Board of Directors for up to $10.4 billion to be raised from capital markets.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank have approved a US$7 million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), for technical assistance in setting up a mini-grid acceleration initiative to meet the needs of the continent’s fast-evolving renewable mini-grid industry. The Africa Mini-Grid Market Acceleration Programme (AMAP), which aims to boost energy […]
Industry experts meeting this week for a virtual discussion focused on resetting, retooling and restarting regional integration in Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, underscored the importance of putting small scale traders at the heart of any initiatives. The joint webinar, organized on Tuesday by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Korea Customs Service […]
The African Development Bank has been selected in a poll of bond market players as the best issuer in 2020 of a COVID-19 bond for its $3 billion dollar-denominated Fight COVID-19 social bond issued on March 27, 2020. The winners of the GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2020 were announced on September 30, 2020, at a ceremony […]