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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...

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...

Climate finance: Adesina reiterates $100bn commitment ahead of COP27

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, has reiterated commitments made by developed countries to provide $100 billion annually in climate...

AfDB mulls mobilising $13bn for climate change – Adesina

President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said it’s fund, the African Development Fund (ADF), would introduce a Climate Action Window to mobilise...

Buhari, Adesina mourn ‘intellectual giant’ Prof. Mabogunje

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to family, friends and associates of Prof. Akin Mabogunje, who passed on at 90. Buhari declared that Mabogunje’s “departure...

AfDB establishes African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation to transform continent’s healthcare sector

The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Board of Directors has approved the establishment of the African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation, a new institution that will significantly...

COVID Omicron variant: Ban on African countries unfair, discriminatory — Adesina

The President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, says the travel ban on some African countries over Omicron, the new COVID-19 variant, is “very...

Leaders’ Summit on Climate: Adesina says Africa is ‘ground zero’ of crisis

African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 joined 40 heads of state and government at the Leaders’...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints Charities (LDSC) is "Strengthening Water and Sanitation Delivery" project  in...
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WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2, 2023, said that aid agencies faced growing demands and shrinking...

NCF cautions against indiscriminate use of wetlands

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has cautioned against indiscriminate use of wetlands, especially in the Lagos metropolis. Dr Joseph Onoja,...

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WaterAid, LDSC unveil $300,000 WASH project in Lagos

WaterAid, a non-govermental organisation, with support from Latter-Day Saints...

WFP highlights Africa’s biggest hunger crisis at pope’s visit to DRC

UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, February 2,...