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AFDB: The currency of the future is going to be coding

African Development Bank (AFDB) President Adesina, recently, pleaded for Africans to embrace technology, and governments to urgently move away from “investing in the jobs...

Board approves €7 million investment in Partech Africa Fund

The African Development Bank’s efforts to channel critical investment funding to Africa’s entrepreneurs received a big boost on Thursday in Abidjan, where the Bank’s...

AfDB: Technology, innovative finance key to reaching end users in the...

New technology and blended finance will help to bridge the “last mile” of the infrastructure gap by getting goods and services to end users,...

AfDB launches coding for employment program

The African Development Bank (AfDB), together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook – launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African...

AfDB enters into partnerships for scaling up investments in STEM

The African Development Bank (AfDB) signed a Letter of Intent with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) aimed at finding opportunities for potential...

Rwanda Innovation Fund project to receive US $30-million loan from AfDB

The Board of the African Development Bank Group has approved a loan of US $30 million to support the establishment of Rwanda Innovation Fund (RIF). The...

AfDB to reach 29.3 million Africans with electricity by 2020

In line with its High 5 development priorities and, in particular, its agenda to Light up and power Africa, the African Development Bank plans...

AfDB: Kenya’s status as leading ICT hub helping its economy

AfDB recently launched the 2018 edition of its yearly flagship report, the African Economic Outlook (AEO). The report, highlighted that Kenya’s economy will continue...

AfDB achieves 100% investment in green energy Projects in 2017

The African Development Bank announced that it achieved a 100% investment in renewable energy in 2017, a major landmark in its commitment to clean...

AfDB Supports JKIA Airport expansion Project with US$ 160m loan

Kenya has received a big boost from the African development Bank (AfDB) which approved a US$ 160m loan for the expansion of  Jomo Kenyatta...