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11/06/2019
In 2018, the fictional country of Wakanda in the blockbuster movie Black Panther was ranked fourth as the most mentioned ‘country’ in Africa during TV broadcasts, according to a recent study by the University of Southern California. Coverage of Wakanda far exceeded mentions about African business, travel, health, sports, or development. While the finding is amusing, it is a reminder of the significant challenge an integrated Africa faces in showcasing opportunities and the many transformational changes taking place on the continent.
10/06/2019
The visit took place following a joint media breakfast with Equatorial Guinean Minister of Economy, Finance and Planning, Cesar Augusto Mba Abogo, which took place at the Sipopo Sofitel Hotel nearby.Adesina walked around the Convention Centre, which includes a 1,600-seat conference hall in which the opening ceremony will take place on Tuesday, 11 June.
10/06/2019
African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina on Monday welcomed journalists from all over the world to the Bank’s 55thAnnual Meetings, taking place this week in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. At a media breakfast, Adesina spoke about the theme of the conference: Regional Integration for Africa’s Economic Prosperity.
10/06/2019
“If we get integration right, Africa can develop with dignity and confidence,” African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina told journalists at a press conference to herald the Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings, due to open Tuesday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. The theme of this year’s meetings is ‘Regional Integration for Africa’s Economic Prosperity.” Regional integration gained momentum with the agreement on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in March 2018 and is now at the threshold of its launch next month.
10/06/2019
The African Development Bank, with donor partners, will launch the Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility (ADFI) on 12 June 2019 at the Bank’s Annual Meetings in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
02/06/2019
"When you put your forces together, you can achieve the critical mass to be solid player on the global scene," African Development Bank's Chief Economist and Vice President of Economic Governance & Knowledge Management Celestin Monga told journalists at a press conference ahead of the Bank's Annual Meetings.
15/03/2019
Le Président de la République de Guinée-Bissau, José Mário Vaz, a officiellement posé la première pierre du poste à haute-tension (225 KV) de Saltinho, dans le cadre du projet Energie de l’Organisation pour la mise en valeur du fleuve Gambie (OMVG), dont la Banque africaine de développement est le partenaire clé. Le projet Energie de l’OMVG vise à renforcer l'intégration et la coopération régionales par l’exploitation conjointe des ressources des bassins du fleuve Gambie.
05/03/2019
Le Président de la République de Gambie, Adama Barrow, a officiellement posé, le 23 février dernier, la première pierre du  poste haute-tension  225 kV de Soma, dans le cadre du projet Energie de l’Organisation pour la mise en valeur du fleuve Gambie (OMVG) qu’il préside, et dont la Banque africaine de développement est un partenaire clé. Le projet Energie de l’OMVG vise à renforcer l'intégration et la coopération régionales par l’exploitation conjointe des ressources hydroélectriques des bassins du fleuve  Gambie.
01/03/2019
La Banque africaine de développement, en collaboration avec « Making Finance Work for Africa » (MFW4A), a apporté son soutien à la stratégie de développement du secteur financier en Afrique du Nord, à l’occasion d’un dialogue organisé cette semaine à Tunis. Cette étape tunisienne, tenue mercredi et jeudi, a clos une série de quatre évènements régionaux en Afrique.