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Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has backed calls for more resources for the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) to accelerate its transformative role across the continent. President Akufo-Addo received the African Development Bank Group president, Dr.

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Ghanaian Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta on Thursday emphasized the nation’s partnership with the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) in its development as he addressed journalists at a press conference to publicize the institution’s upcoming annual meetings.

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Download logoThe head of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today called on G7 nations to help anticipate future food shortages, as the war in Ukraine squeezes supplies, pushes prices to record highs and threatens already vulnerable nations across Africa and Asia.

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Download logoAntimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a natural phenomenon in which microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites adapt to antimicrobial agents and cause medications to be ineffective for its curing purpose.

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The global economy could increase by more than $140 trillion a year [1], or 1.5 times the annual global GDP, if the objectives of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) are achieved, participants heard during a side-event at the 15th summit of the UNCCD.

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Download logoA UN human rights expert today welcomed progress in strengthening Mauritania’s legal framework and building the political will to combat slavery, but cautioned that much work still lay ahead.

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Download logoIn a bid to ensure that Nigerians have unhindered access to quality, qualitative and affordable diagnostic services, the Federal Government flagged-off and disseminated the first Nigeria National Essential Diagnostics List (NEDL).

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Cellulant (www.Cellulant.io), Africa’s leading payments company, won the Award for Excellence in Embedded Fintech at the 7th edition of the Africa Fintech Summit in Washington, D.C., alongside the Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank last month.

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Listen to the soundbiteDownload the soundbiteThe recordings are excerpts from a hearing session at the US Senate Appropriations subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs, during which the president of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), Dr.

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Listen to the soundbiteDownload the soundbiteThe recordings are excerpts from a hearing session at the US Senate Appropriations subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs, during which the president of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), Dr.

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Listen to the soundbiteDownload the soundbiteThe recordings are excerpts from a hearing session at the US Senate Appropriations subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs, during which the president of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), Dr.

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The president of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, made a compelling case, on Wednesday, for the United States to back the institution’s $1.5 billion emergency food production plan. The plan seeks to avert a looming food crisis in Africa caused by Russia’s war in Ukraine.

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The global economy could increase by more than $140 trillion a year[1], or 1.5 times the annual global GDP, if the objectives of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) are achieved, participants heard during a side-event at the 15th summit of the UNCCD.

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Jumeirah Group (www.Jumeirah.com), the global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has further expanded its international portfolio with the debut of its first stunning, contemporary resort in Indonesia – Jumeirah Bali.

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Download logoAuckland/Tāmaki Makaurau to host draw and opening match; Teams will find out on 22 October 2022 where and who they will be playing; Excitement builds with qualification underway around the world.

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A 200 level female christian student, Deborah Yakubu, was stoned to death and set ablaze at the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto. Deborah allegedly had argument with fellow students online and the muslims among them claimed that she blasphemed prophet muhammad.

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Energy intensive industries, such as the Mining and Minerals sector, are under pressure from governments, investors, and society to reduce carbon emissions even as demand for these minerals grow. With most industry players commitment to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, it is crucial that the mining industry is very deliberate about how it meets the energy needs for its operations, and how it decarbonises.

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On 5 May, the #RaiseYourHandForKids campaign took off on social media to mark the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour. Thousands of individuals and organizations from dozens of countries have already joined the challenge as of 11 May by raising their hands to make a difference for children.

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Download logoA new report co-authored by the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) and the Global  Green Growth Institute, has found evidence of growing political commitment to green growth in Africa. The Africa Green Growth Readiness Assessment Report was launched on Wednesday during a side-event at the 15th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, being held in Abidjan from 9 to 20 May.

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Fuad Hussein, made a phone call with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal bin Farhan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic of Algeria Ramtane Lamamra.

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Download logoOn the sidelines of the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS held in Marrakech on May 11, 2022, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Mr.

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Download logoThe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has reaffirmed its commitment to support the Government of Côte d'Ivoire in the implementation of sustainable agricultural value chains.

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In alignment with the company’s philosophy of ‘Kyosei’, that stands for ‘Living and working together for the common good’, Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) continues to reaffirm its commitment to Africa by operating closer to its customers thereby commencing its much anticipated debut R-tour for Morocco from May 12th, 2022.

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The BAL (theBAL.com) and Envol City to Engage Fans in Senegal Beginning Next Season; top Eight BAL Teams to Compete at BAL Playoffs and Finals in Kigali, Rwanda from May 21-28.

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