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The support base of embattled President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), DR. Akinwunmi Adesina has been strengthened by two top level individuals, Sierra Leone President, Julius Maada Bio and Harold Doley, the first United States representative to the AfDB. They are the latest joining in with their voice. In...
The home of Kalev Mutond, the DRC's former head of the intelligence agency 'Agence Nationale de Renseignements’ (ANR) was heavily surrounded by armed police officers 3am on 11 March. The Africa Report wrote that Kalev Mutond’s residence in Binza/Ma Campagne, located in the Joli Parc district of Ngaliema, Kinshasa was...
President of African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina; Chair of the Graça Machel Trust, Graça Machel; and a musician, businessman and former Culture and Tourism Minister of Senegal, Youssou N’Dour, have reaffirmed the need to engage the civil society organisations (CSOs) towards building back Africa following the devastating effects of...
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday led a team of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Mission to Mali on a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Jonathan, who is ECOWAS Special Envoy on restoring peace to Mali was at the State...
For the first time, EurAfrican Forum would be held exclusively online between September 3 and 4, bringing together personalities from the public and private sectors, and also representatives of civil society, entrepreneurs, activists and scientists. This year's edition would focus on challenges and common points, with the theme: “In Search...
President Nana Akufo Ado of Ghana has endorsed a proposal for the establishment of a Nigeria-Ghana Business Council to be established by law in both countries. The Ghanaian leader has also suggested the setting up of a joint ministerial committee between the two countries that would "shepherd" issues between Ghana...
The Nigerian Military have repelled an attack by Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP) terrorists. At about 11:30 pm on Monday, April 20, the terrorists launched an attack on Geidam town, the Headquarters of Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State but met a strong resistance from...
The African Development Bank's (AfDB) board, decided to opt for a middle ground resolution of the impasse generated by the demand of the United States, a non-regional investor in the bank, for an independent probe of misconduct allegations leveled against the bank's President, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, whom the ethics...
African Development Bank has approved a sum of $27.4 million in grants to boost the African Union (AU)'s efforts to mobilise continental response to curb the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Speaking after the bank's approval by its Board of Governors, President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, said: “With...
Incumbent President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, is set to be re-elected for the second term in office as the multilateral development institution, for the first time in the history, holds its Annual Meetings virtually to comply with the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic-related social-distancing guidelines. Adesina is running...