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AfDB approves $288.5m for Nigeria to fight COVID-19

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday, June 5, 2020 approved a $288.5 million loan to help Nigeria tackle...

African Chamber Chief says US mistaken about AfDB’s Adesina

The Vice President, Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, has said the American Treasury Department is mistaken about its call...

AfDB: Obasanjo, Jonathan, 13 other African leaders rally support for Adesina

Former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria and other African leaders on Friday, May 29, 2020 threw their support behind the President of...

Kenya gets €188m AfDB loan to boost COVID-19 response

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday, May 22, 2020 approved an €188 million loan to support Kenya’s...

TAAT catalyses commercialisation of High Iron Beans in Burundi

Common bean is a major food and cash crop for more than 90% of smallholder farmers in Burundi. Beans provide 20% of required calories...

AfDB supports Nigerian youths with dry season farming irrigation technologies

Ayuba Abimiku, a young rice farmer at Gidan Mai-Akuya community in Nasarawa State, North-central Nigeria, is excited. Ayuba is witnessing the operation of a pressured...

African leaders urged to close continent’s energy deficit

Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, and President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, have called on governments to close Africa’s energy deficit. They...

AfDB injects $28.2m into Shelter Afrique

Shelter Afrique, the Pan-African housing financier dealing exclusively with the promotion of affordable housing, has received approval for a $28.2 million injection from the...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACreSAL) project is critical to lifting 100 million...
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NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 24 additional monkeypox cases in seven days from across 12...

Environmental experts decry lack of data on waste generation

Some experts in environmental protection and management have expressed worry over the lack of data on individual and household...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in...

NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported...