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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...

AfDB approves a new Gender Strategy

Staff Writer The African Development Bank board of directors has approved a new Gender Strategy for 2021-2025 which has been described as a milestone for...

Food security and AfCTA crucial for Africa’s post-COVID-19 recovery – African...

Staff Writer Food security, agriculture and the African Continental Free Trade Area are the key sectors that will anchor Africa’s post-COVID-19 recovery, a senior AfDB...

Small-scale traders to accelerate trade and investment in Africa post COVID-19

Sydney Kawadza Small-scale traders should be at the heart of initiatives looking at resetting, retooling and restarting regional integration...

Zimbabwe scores high in Africa electricity regulatory rankings

Farai Mabeza Zimbabwe has recorded an impressive performance in the latest Electricity Regulatory Index 2020 advancing from 21st position...

African countries miss out on gold rally due to old mining...

Sydney Kawadza HARARE – The African Development Bank has prescribed a raft of measures African countries could take to...

Re-elected AfDB president targets Africa’s sustainable development

Sydney Kawadza The African Development Bank president Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, recently re-elected to lead the bank for another...

US$13.7m boost for Zim’s health system, anti-COVID-19 fight

Sydney Kawadza The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a $13.7 million grant to finance the COVID-19 response in Zimbabwe. According to...

AfDB launches $3b “Fight COVID-19” Social Bond

Sydney Kawadza The African Development Bank has raised US$3b in a three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic...

AfDB executive directors worried by rising poverty levels

 Sydney Kawadza A group of executive directors from the African Development Bank visiting Zimbabwe have expressed concern over the rising poverty levels in urban areas. According...

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