African Development Bank's economic outlook shows decline in regional economies.
The African Development Bank in partnership with the African Union Commission, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other partners launched the African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative. CNBC Africa's Esther Awoniyi caught up with Oley Lucretia Dibba-Wadda to discuss this initiative; she also addressed ways to harness Africa's human capital for growth.
Assessing the African Leaders for Nutrition initiative
The African Development Bank recently commissioned its Nigeria Country Department office in Abuja. The 220-capacity 4-storey building signals the bank's deeper engagement with Nigeria; it's principal shareholder since inception. CNBC Africa Markets Editor for West Africa, Kenneth Igbomor caught up with Ebrima Faal the African Development Bank's Director of the Nigeria Country Office and discussed the African Development Bank's partnership with Nigeria.
AfDB’s Adesina: I want Africa to turn its sun into power, this is how
Africa needs to look inside to close its infrastructure gap – AfDB’s Adesina
This is why Africa should be where the focus is – AfDB’s Adesina
CNBC Africa’s Bronwyn Nielsen sat down with Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank at the on-going World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland to make the case for investment on the continent and how African countries can strengthen their economies to uplift its youth.
The African Development Bank notes that African countries should strengthen their economic resilience and dynamism to lift their economies to a new growth equilibrium driven by innovation and productivity. Andrew Nevin, Chief Economist for PwC Nigeria joined CNBC Africa to dissect the African Development Bank's African Economic Outlook.
The African Development Bank says regional and global shocks in 2016 slowed the pace of growth in Africa, but signs of recovery were manifest in 2017 and the bank projects growth for the region to accelerate to 4.1 per cent in 2018. CNBC Africa’s Frederic Vandevyver caught up with Abebe Shimeles, Acting Director of Research, Networking and Partnerships division at the African Development Bank to discuss the projections.
AfDB opens its first regional office in Nigeria
Nigeria has urged the African Development Bank (AfDB) to lead the fight to end extreme poverty ravaging conflict affected states in Africa by 2030.The Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun, made the call at the commissioning of the new AfDB Nigeria Country Office building in Abuja.
VP Osinbajo’s address at the opening of AfDB regional offices
AfDB’s 2018 African Economic Outlook launch: Key Highlights
AfDB’s African economic outlook