AfDB, Cote d'Ivoire discuss water sector and job creation

The African Development Bank recently held a discussion with the government of Cote d’Ivoire on the country’s water sector. Louis-Andre Dacoury-Tabley, the minister of Water and Forests, and Anne Ouloto, the minister for Urban Safety and Sanitation, led the event. The leaders deliberated on how water can help job creation with Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). Read More »

AfDB president visits Japan to increase business collaboration

In a recent two-day visit to Tokyo, Akinwumi Adesina underscored the need for more Japanese private investments in Africa. Adesina met with the governor of the Central Bank of Japan, Haruhiko Kuroda; the president of JICA, Shinichi Kitaoka; the chair of the Sasakawa Group, Jiro Hanyu; and the executive vice president of JETRO, Katsumi Hirano as well as several other business leaders. Read More »

Adjei tapped as managing director of Ecobank's Central, Eastern and South African region

Samuel Adjei was promoted to managing director for the company's CESA region. “I have spent the last 25 years of my life, contributing to and helping to build this great institution of ours – Ecobank," Adjei said. "But the real credit goes to the many great men and women alongside whom I have worked in Ecobank Ghana, the West African Monetary Zone region and Ecobank overall." Read More »

Islamic Development Bank establishes $91 million agreements with Tajikistan, Togo

Islamic Development Bank signed two developments financing agreements worth $91 million (USD) with Tajikistan and Togo during the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) annual meetings in Lima, Peru. The first agreement, totaling $70 million (USD), established between Tajikistan Minister of Finance Abdusalom K. Kurboniyon and IDB Group President Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali. Read More »