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11 Oct
The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Monday expressed worries over the country’s rising debt service-to-revenue ratio, currently put at 73 percent. President of the bank, Akinwumi Adesina said, although Nigeria's debt to the GDP remains moderate at 35 percent, the government must decisively tackle its debt challenges to grow the economy. Akinwumi spoke at the…
10 Oct
The President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, while addressing African Ambassadors recently in Washington DC, described them as powerful voice for Africa in the most powerful nation in the world. According to him, “We all have a pulse for Africa, and that is the most important thing.” His Address: I cannot think…
26 Aug
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has warned that another 39 million people in the continent could fall into poverty at the end of this year.
15 Jul
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is working with other development partners and financial institutions to deploy instruments, including direct lending, equity and de-risking facilities, to support the government for the implementation.....
14 Jul
The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has charged the country to invest in the younger generation, insisting that “for Nigeria to be all that it can be, the youth of Nigeria must be all they can be”.
12 Jul
Former member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Karimi, Sunday, has explained why the North should still produce the occupant of Aso Villa when President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office in 2023.
6 Jul
A former aide to Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, ex-Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Tony Egba, who served as a cassava value chain specialist to Adesina, has been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease ...
18 May
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote sustainable private sector development in Africa.
17 May
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on governments and private sectors in Africa to grow, finance and support large scale youth-led businesses in the continent.
11 May
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for the support of African public development banks towards the Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) as well as tackling youth unemployment on the continent. President of the AfDB, Dr Akinwumi Adesina made the call, on Tuesday, at the virtual Finance in Common Spring meeting. The…
28 Mar
The President of African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and winner of the 2017 World Food Prize, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has joined other World Food Prize laureates to call on United States President, Joe Biden....
21 Mar
Permit me to step aside this week from contextual reporting of the terrorism of the bandits and the hypocrisy of the crisis entrepreneurs in the land.


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By Laetitia Badolo OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 19 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-  Access to water and sanitation remains a luxury for most people in Africa. African parliamentarians are ensuring that this luxury effectively became what it really is, a basic human right. The biggest hindrance to improving water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in Africa is the absence of…