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African Development Bank: Professor Anthony Nyong, Director for Climate Change and Green Growth, named among world’s “100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy”

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 20 March, 2019  – The African Development Bank is pleased to announce  the nomination of Professor Anthony Nyong, Director for Climate Change and Green Growth, as one of the ‘100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy 2019’ by Apolitical, a peer-to-peer learning platform for governments. Nyong, a …

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EAC, Germany sign $35m deal to support integration

According to a statement from the EAC secretariat, $10.7 million was committed to the continuation of the technical cooperation programme, which aims to bolster the bloc’s intra-regional trade. Germany has given the East African Community (EAC) a grant of $35 million (about Rwf40 billion) to implement regional integration projects in …

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African Union and African Development Bank to co-host launch of “African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) Accountability Scorecard

African Union and African Development Bank to co-host launch of “African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) Accountability Scorecard  What:     African leaders will gather at a side event of the 32nd African Union Summit, to launch the African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard Where: Lalibela Ballroom, Hotel Sheraton, …

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African Development Bank and Rwanda Sign financing agreements worth €115 million for water projects

Kigali, Rwanda, 16 January 2019 – The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed financing agreements worth €115 million with the Government of Rwanda to support the Rwanda Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Programme as additional financing. The funding, which comprises €114.27 million from the AfDB window and €0.8 million from …

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Kenya forex reserves stay in the red

Kenya’s balance of payments (BOP) position improved in the three months to September 30, 2018, as the country exported more goods and services, but the value was not big enough to plug a Ksh39.2 billion ($392 million) deficit. The BOP tells whether the country is saving enough to pay for …

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RDB, Alibaba seek to increase Rwanda’s exports to China

Rwanda Development Board (RDB) yesterday met a 16-member delegation from Alibaba as they seek to bolster trade between Rwanda and China. RDB said in a statement that the visit by Alibaba is a follow up to the Electronic World Trade Platformme (eWTP) agreement that was signed by President Paul Kagame and …

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