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Comments By W’Bank President On Africa’s Debt Profile Misleading, Inaccurate, Says AfDB

Comments By W’Bank President On Africa’s Debt Profile Misleading, Inaccurate, Says AfDB

Contrary to a recent claim by President of the World Bank Group, David Malpass, the African Development Bank (AfDB), on Thursday debunked allegations ...
Only 1% Of $8tr London-Managed Assets Invested In Africa, Says AfDB President

Only 1% Of $8tr London-Managed Assets Invested In Africa, Says AfDB President

•Says Continent’s Investment Risk Exaggerated President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, on Monday, said the issue of ri...
Getting Women In Driver’s Seat Of Africa’s Agribusiness Revolution

Getting Women In Driver’s Seat Of Africa’s Agribusiness Revolution

By Mariam Yinusa and Edward Mabaya More African female agripreneurs must be supported to grow and progressively transition into the business segments...
Japan Offers To Help Double Africa’s Rice Output By 2030

Japan Offers To Help Double Africa’s Rice Output By 2030

As part of efforts to help end hunger across Africa, Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, said Wednesday that the Sasakawa Association will work with ...

Elumelu Foundation Picks 3,050 In 2019 Entrepreneurship Programme Edition

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), at the weekend said 3,050 African entrepreneurs have been selected from all 54 African countries to join the 5th cy...
Focus Less On Cost, Under-development More Expensive, AfDB Boss Tells Africa Govts

Focus Less On Cost, Under-development More Expensive, AfDB Boss Tells Africa Govts

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, on Monday in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, challenged governments of African nation...
FBNQUEST CEO Harps On Building Nigeria’s Infrastructure, Legacy

FBNQUEST CEO Harps On Building Nigeria’s Infrastructure, Legacy

Kayode Akinkugbe, Managing Director/Chief Executive of FBNQuest Merchant Bank, the investment banking arm of FBN Holdings Plc, at the weekend in Lagos...
AfDB Boss, Adesina Woos Canadian Investors With Africa’s Huge Opportunities

AfDB Boss, Adesina Woos Canadian Investors With Africa’s Huge Opportunities

Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), on Wednesday in Toronto, urged Canadian investors to take advantage of the en...
AfDB Creates Tool For Assessing Resilience, Fragility In Countries

AfDB Creates Tool For Assessing Resilience, Fragility In Countries

At a time when the World Bank Group recently raised the alarm over the huge debt burden, leading to mounting fear of sustainability among African coun...
Africa’s Borrowing From China Rises To $190bn Since 2000

Africa’s Borrowing From China Rises To $190bn Since 2000

China's President Xi Jinping, on Monday pledged a new $60bn facility in the form of aid, investment and loans to Africa, amidst lingering concerns ove...
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