Tag: African Development Bank

AfDB gets Triple A rating by all three major agencies

Ahead of its maiden African Investment Forum next month, the African Development Bank (AfDB) continues to see another year of sustained indicators, underlined by a stellar Triple A rating by all three…

AfDB, Canada commit to women’s empowerment in Africa

On her first visit to the West African nation of Cote d’Ivoire, Canada’s Minister of International Development, Marie-Claude Bibeau and the President of the African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina, shared a common…

African Development Bank mourns passing of Kofi Annan

The African Development Bank has learned with deep sadness the news of the death of Kofi A. Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Noble Peace Prize Laureate, at the…

African Development Bank launches Coding for Employment Programme

The African Development Bank together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook– launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. By training youth in demand-driven…

AfDB names MCBIM as fund manager for its ETF in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has appointed MCB Investment Management (MCBIM), a subsidiary of MCB Capital Markets, as Fund Manager for its first multi-jurisdictional Fixed Income Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in Africa. The…

Namibia beats Botswana in Global Entrepreneurship Index

The Ashish J Thakkar Global Entrepreneurship Index of 85 countries ranks Singapore as the best environment for entrepreneurs. Of the African nations, Namibia scores highest and comes 42nd overall – ahead of other…

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