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AU Recognises Adesina, 10 Others for Supporting AfCFTA

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank have been honoured for his leadership in successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area(AfCFTA). African Development Bank in a statement, said Adesina received award for strong leadership and support alongside 10 African heads of state and government. The AfCFTA, …

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Africa Capable of Rising from COVID-19 Ashes– Experts

The 2020 African Economic Conference ended on an upbeat note on Thursday as the continent’s policymakers, leading researchers, economists and other experts called for a united approach to beating the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting called on the private sector to take up the opportunity to fill the gap in declining …

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AfDB Woos Japanese Investors to Stimulate Growth in Africa

The African Development Bank has urged Japanese investors to collaborate with local partners in Africa in order to stimulate growth on the continent. The invitation came on 29 September during a webinar to provide information to the Japanese private sector on doing business in Africa. About 250 participants, mainly from …

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“Why I Backed You,” Buhari to AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari(picture from right) Thursday received in audience at State House, Abuja, the newly re-elected President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina (picture from left), telling him: “I congratulate you on your second and final term in office. Congratulations on winning the election. Nothing succeeds like success.”Dr …

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Adesina Re-elected AfDB President

Nigeria’s Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the African Development Bank President for a second five-year term. The election took place electronically on Thursday at the virtual annual general meeting of the bank. Adesina’s reappointment on Thursday at the helm of the 56-year-old bank is considered a …

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