Tag: Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina

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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 ...
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...
AfDB Unveils Economic Outlook, Projects 4% African Growth, Nigeria, 2.3% In 2019

AfDB Unveils Economic Outlook, Projects 4% African Growth, Nigeria, 2.3% In 2019

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB), on Tuesday projected that the African continent would grow by a robust 4% this year on the back of recovery...
AfDB Dangles $208.8bn Projects Before Investors At Investment Forum

AfDB Dangles $208.8bn Projects Before Investors At Investment Forum

As the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) opened Thursday in Johannesburg, South Africa, African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, ...
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...
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...
Chinese President Jinping Announces New $60bn Support For Africa

Chinese President Jinping Announces New $60bn Support For Africa

African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, on Monday in China tweeted of a new $60bn support for the African continent by Presi...
Updated: Nobody Eats GDP, Says Adesina, AfDB Boss At #Wef18

Updated: Nobody Eats GDP, Says Adesina, AfDB Boss At #Wef18

Photo Caption: From left, Tony Elumelu, chairman, UBA Plc and Heirs Holdings; Ms. Christine Lagarde, President of the International Monetary Fund (IMF...
Interconnectivity: Africa’s ICT, Transport Sectors Get $1.6bn AfDB Loans In 2016

Interconnectivity: Africa’s ICT, Transport Sectors Get $1.6bn AfDB Loans In 2016

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it granted $1.6bn in total loans to fund projected in the continent’s transport and information and communica...

AfDB Plans $24bn Agric Sector Investment Across Africa In 10 Years

• Proposes Fresh $1.1bn To Fight Famine In Nigeria, Six Others African Development Bank (AfDB) says it plans to invest $24bn as part of ongoing eff...