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Ethiopia: President Mulatu hails women’s role in sustaining development

Ethiopian President Dr. Mulatu Teshome has lauded the role that women have played in the country's economic growth registered for more than a decade. While opening...

Ethiopia: GERD Increases Installed Generation Capacity to 6,450MW

Following the upgrading of generators, the installed hydropower generation capacity of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been increased to 6,450MW. Initially, the dam...

AfDB to Open field offices in Benin, Guinea and Niger

Benin, Guinea and Niger will benefit significantly from the development support provided by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) following the Board’s approval to...

AfDB Launches three projects worth $26 million in Zimbabwe

The African Development Bank and the Government of Zimbabwe officially launched three projects worth US $26 million that were recently approved by the Bank’s...

Rwanda wants to be the regional aviation hub

This week, Rwanda hosted the Africa Aviation 2017 Summit at Kigali Conventional Center. RwandAir, the national carrier of the republic of Rwanda has attracted...

Stakeholders Seek Increased Use of Fertilizers in Africa

Hundreds of fertiliser stakeholders including suppliers, farmers’ organisations and government officials from 55 countries in Africa are calling for increased use of fertilizer by...

The Next Einstein Forum launches search for 54 young African science and technology champions

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) today launches the search for fifty-four science and technology Ambassadors, one champion from each African country. The selected NEF...

Building capacities for a safe, sustainably productive Rwanda mining sector

The Mining Sector has continued to gain prominence in contributing to the foreign exchange earnings of Rwanda. The government has therefore identified it as...

Nigeria’s Central Bank introduces measures to ease Foreign Exchange controls

On February 20, 2017 the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued new guidelines in the Foreign Exchange Market, much of which borders on measures...

Rwanda: Youth Agribusiness Projects to get Rwf600 million boost

At least 60 Rwandan agri-business projects initiated by youth across the country are set to get Rwf10 million each following an agreement signed between...