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New World Bank Strategy to Support Government of Cameroon’s Efforts to Achieve Greater Prosperity

The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors have discussed and endorsed the 2017-2021 Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Cameroon. This CPF represents a five-year...

AfDB Independent Evaluation to share Findings and Methodology and Build Capacity at African Evaluation...

Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) will host three knowledge sharing and evaluation capacity development sessions during the African...

Africa Energy Forum: 7–9 June 2017

The Africa Energy Forum (AEF) is the global investment meeting for Africa’s power, energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors. Nineteen years in the running, AEF brings...

Traditional universities are on the way out: Online is the future for Africa

Education has two faces in today’s world, according to a recent World Bank report. On the one hand there’s the traditional face, where learning...

Energy: Kenya Receives €180m EU Grant to Connect More Households

A financial package worth 180 million Euros from various European institutions has been granted to Kenya Power to enable the public utility company connect...

Tanzania: Transforming Dar es Salaam’s Road Transport to Reduce Dense Traffic

A mother of two, Mwanaidi Mrisho has been a fishmonger for the past decade. Each day, she commutes from the Magogoni Fish Market, at...

Innovation, Partnerships Needed for a Stronger Workforce in Africa

Building skills in the applied sciences, engineering and technology may hold the key to the economic transformation of Sub-Saharan Africa, which currently ranks among...

Nigeria: Lagos to fund Lekki Free Trade Zone with $62bn

The Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said his administration in partnership with its Chinese partners will commit $62 million in the...

AfDB co-organizes a workshop on Actualizing Mini-grid Policy and Advancing Universal Energy Access in...

The African Development Bank (AfDB), in partnership with the Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Energy, the Energy Commission and other partners, organized...

Hailemariam, Kenyatta hold talks in Nairobi

ETHIOPIAN Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn held talks with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, Kenya, on Saturday. Hailemariam travelled to Nairobi to attend the Intergovernmental...