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    Business African Development Bank says World Bank chief’s criticism ‘misleading’ By Reuters –

    The African Development Bank on Thursday pushed back against World Bank President David Malpass' comments that it and similar regional development banks were contributing to emerging market debt problems, saying that his criticism was "misleading and...... Read more via –...
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    Business Tony Elumelu Foundation partners with AFDB to support Africa’s young entrepreneurs – CNN

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) have announced a new partnership that will expand support for youth entrepreneurship on the continent. The partnership will create an additional 1,000 places on the flagship Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme...
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    Business FG seeks $500m tech innovation fund from AfDB – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    As part of efforts aimed at increasing the competitiveness of Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, the Federal Government is seeking the sum of $500 million technology innovation fund from the … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News...
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    Business AfDB Showcases Investment Opportunities In Africa To Nordic Investors – Leadership Newspaper

    The African Development Bank in a multidisciplinary team roadshows has presented financial products and investment opportunities to Nordic investors to leverage more access to financing...... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Excitement as Nigeria makes significant progress in Maize production, currently producing 7 million tons annually – Naij News

    The president, African Development Bank (AFDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, has revealed that Nigeria is currently producing 7 million tons of maize annually out of the 8 million tons the country requires. He made the revelation at the Feed Nigeria Summit held in Abuja between Monday, July 30 and...
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    Metro Yobe spends N9 billion on water supply – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Yobe State Government in collaboration with African Development Bank (AfDB) had spent N9 billion on provision of safe drinking water in the state in the last seven years. Governor Ibrahim Gaidam made the disclosure at a two-day awareness and sensitisation workshop organised by the state...
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    Metro Akinwunmi Adesina: AfDB President buries Dad –

    Late Chief Roland Folorunso Adesina, father of Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB) was buried on Friday in Ibadan. Pa Adesina, 96, who died in March, was an accountant with the Western Regional Government. He retired in 1979... Read more via – Nigeria’s...
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    Business African Development Bank President Awarded Togo’s Highest Civilian Honor – ModernGhana News

    President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has been honored with the Commander of the Order of Mono minus; the highest civil honor of Togo. The national honour, bestowed on personalities who have shown exceptional merit, was awarded by the Head … Read more via ModernGhana...
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    AfDB approves $10 million equity investment in financial sector deepening fund – TODAY.NG

    The African Development Bank says it has approved $10 million equity investment in the financial sector deepening fund to strengthen the capital base of local financial institutions. The bank said in a statement on Saturday... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get more...
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    African Development Bank launches coding for employment program – Itnewsafrica News

    The Coding for Employment Program is at the centre of the African Development Bank’s Jobs for Youth in Africa Initiative The African Development Bank, together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook – launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African...