Africa readies remedy to transform pharmaceutical industry
“Africa can no longer outsource its healthcare security to the benevolence of others” said African Development Bank Group (AfDB) President, Dr Akinwumi Adesina.
Dr Akinwumi Adesina
Ghana brightens up economic prospects after securing solar tech deal
West African country pens grant agreement with AfDB, government of Switzerland.
Léon Juste Ibombo
Jun 2, 2022
Fibre optic interconnection linking Cameroon and Congo now operational
Completion of first phase of the Congolese component of the Central African Backbone (CAB) project.
Amindeh Blaise Atabong
Apr 19, 2022
AfDB earmarks €9.8m equity investment to drive tech
Bank’s investment is expected to accelerate the creation of a new class of successful African entrepreneurs that will serve as a model to younger innovators.
Feb 17, 2022
Fintech trends changing the face of payments
Mark Dankworth, President Business Development Africa at Ukheshe, shares his thoughts on how mobile money, cross-border payments and ‘buy now, pay later’ are transforming the financial sector, particularly in emerging markets, for the better.
Dec 17, 2021
AfDB invests US$170m in Nigeria’s digital future
The investment in Digital and Creative Enterprises Program (i-DICE) is a government initiative established to promote investment in digital and creative industries.
Nov 15, 2021
New initiative launched to sharpen Africa’s data management
AfDB, World Bank roll out RASME project in Gabon.
One Sun One World One Grid
Nov 11, 2021
Africa backs global solar grid initiative
One Sun One World One Grid global solar grid initiative launched by the UK and India.
Oct 21, 2021
US$500k earmarked to bolster financial services delivery in Nigeria
African Development Bank Group and MTN pen grant agreement to study women’s access to financial services.
Sep 29, 2021
Guinea Bissau revives defunct local telecoms operator
Government reissues licences to Guinea Telecom, as well as its mobile unit Guinetel.
Apr 23, 2021
Africa can leverage ICT to leap-frog into a green economy
Huawei executive said technology can reduce global carbon emissions by 20% over the next decade.
Mar 15, 2021
AfDB approves US$1.024m for AI project in Zambia, Rwanda and Ghana
The project will establish a complaints handling system for the financial regulators, using multilingual chatbots and AI.
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