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AfDB to help Mauritius build sustainable infrastructure, economic resilience

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on December 15, 2022, in Abidjan approved the Mauritius Country Strategy Paper for...

AfDB appoints Amadou Hott as Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa envoy

African Development Bank Group President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has appointed Senegal’s former minister, Amadou Hott, as his Special Envoy and global champion for the Alliance...

AfDB in record mobilisation of $8.9bn for Africa’s low-income countries

After a year of intense negotiations and a difficult global economic outlook, development partners of the African Development Fund (ADF) have agreed to commit...

COP27: Spain, Switzerland announce €10m to AfDB’s urban, municipal devt fund

The Swiss Confederation and Spain have announced additional financial support of €10 million to African countries and cities affected by the negative effects of...

Germany commits €40m to AfDB’s climate action window

Germany has committed €40 million to the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s Climate Action Window, German State Secretary for Economic Cooperation and Development, Jochen...

Activists call out AfDB President over statement in support of fossil gas expansion in Africa

Climate activists are up in arms following a statement made by African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, at COP27, indicating that Africa “must have gas to...

Osinbajo, former Colombia president, AfDB lead billion-dollar carbon market

The Federal Government of Nigeria is pioneering a voluntary billion dollars’ worth Carbon Market on the continent. Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President...

Shelter Afrique eyes Sovereign Lending market

Shelter Afrique is developing a Sovereign Lending product to supplement its traditional products that attend to both the demand and supply sides of the...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking the menace of flood and erosion in 42 communities across...
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Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated by Eroton Exploration and Exploration Company has been extinguished, the...

Jigawa, Gombe, Bauchi scale up flood mitigation programmes

The Jigawa State Government says it has procured two amphibious excavators to fast track dredging of Hadejia River to...

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Katsina spends N4.34bn addressing ecological challenges

Katsina State Government spent over N4.348 billion in checking...

Eroton’s OML 18 oil well fire in Rivers extinguished – NOSDRA

The fire at the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 18 operated...