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Social safety nets, community spirit help South African mother through Covid-19...

Around 40 km outside Cape Town, Leebah Bessick wipes sweat from her forehead as she digs a pitchfork into the earth at a neighbourhood...

AfDB platform helps Zim, Southern Africa farmers increase production

Sydney Kawadza African states should take a comprehensive approach to make sure that existing technologies get to farmers for increased food production and save millions...

‘Saving lives and livelihoods’ – AfDB’s reflection on one year of...

Easter Kumbana knew the novel coronavirus was a deadly and highly contagious disease, but he could not afford the basic items needed to protect...

Increase debt suspension arrangements – Heads of state

Sydney Kawadza Calls for expansion of the Debt Service Suspension Initiative continue to grow louder with several heads of state and government, the United Nations...

Africa loses 30 million jobs to COVID-19

Sydney Kawadza The COVID-19 pandemic has left more than 30 million Africans unemployed with most government being forced to allocate more than 10 percent of...

Better access to water improves lives for Zim refugees and their...

Lovemore Dumba Josephine Mbayo faced many difficulties looking after her eight children in a refugee camp in southeast Zimbabwe, but getting enough clean water for...

AfDB funds US$530m electricity project for Angola

Staff Writer The African Development Bank has committed $530 million to finance the construction of a 343 km, 400 kV central-south transmission line that will...

Global Finance names AfDB the World’s Best Multilateral Financial Institution in...

Abidjan, COTE D’IVOIRE – The prestigious U.S. magazine, Global Finance, specializing in financial markets and investment banking, has named the African Development Bank as...

Vaccines, debt relief key to recovery from COVID-19

Staff Writer African Development Bank president Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina has called for fair access to COVID-19 vaccines for Africans saying debt relief would help...

AfDB mobilises US$25b for African climate adaptation

Staff Writer The African Development Bank has launched the African Adaptation Acceleration Programme to mobilize US$25 billion to scale up and accelerate climate change adaptation...

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