AfDB commits USD 92.9M to open up access of Southern Ethiopian regions

On Wednesday 7th December of 2016 in Abidjan, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved USD 57.6M grant and USD 35.3M loan (Approximately USD 92.9 million) to the Government of Ethiopia for the upgrading of 240km of gravel road sections to all-weather asphalt concrete surfaced road. The road sections are in Oromia More...

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Youths affirm agriculture as economic empowerment tool
By IntDevCommunities On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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Youths affirm agriculture as economic empowerment tool

The agro-allied industrialization of the African continent cannot materialize without the involvement of the youths because they have the right drive and energy, participants at a Tuesday session of the 2016 African More...

Food worries widen in Mauritania
By IntDevCommunities On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Zimbabwe: Cattle Shortage Leaves Zimbabwe’s Fields Unploughed As Rains Fall

Mpudzi — Rains have returned but after losing their animals to drought, many farmers now face ploughing their fields by hand After a year of paralyzing El Nino-induced drought, Zimbabwe’s farmers have been More...

Ghana election tight but peaceful
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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Ghana election tight but peaceful

  Ghanaians turned out in large numbers on Wednesday as President John Mahama faced off opposition frontrunner Nana Aku-Addo in general elections. DW correspondents said voting was slow but peaceful. Three More...

East African CSOs advocate for African funding to increase trust and legitimacy
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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East African CSOs advocate for African funding to increase trust and legitimacy

The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) series of regional consultations meeting with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) continues across the continent. The East African leg opened yesterday in Nairobi, Kenya with More...

No sleep for Congolese mothers trying to save their girls from rape
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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No sleep for Congolese mothers trying to save their girls from rape

The mothers of Kavumu hardly sleep. But on rainy nights, they don’t even try. The rain pounds on their tin roofs so noisily that they worry they won’t hear rapists breaking in to steal their daughters. So they More...

Ethiopia's agriculture boom yields a bare harvest for poor as El Niño bites
By IntDevCommunities On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Ethiopia’s agriculture boom yields a bare harvest for poor as El Niño bites

On a bright afternoon in east Ethiopia, Mohammed Jibril’s family is passing around corncobs roasted over a fire. Bulky cows lounge on the other side of a shady tree, munching from a golden carpet of cereal. It More...

AfDB stages first Tech Innovation Weekend in Côte d’Ivoire
By IntDevCommunities On Thursday, October 15th, 2015
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AfDB stages first Tech Innovation Weekend in Côte d’Ivoire

“We want big ideas to generate big wins, and that means taking big risks,” said AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina in his message to participants. “However, ideas without money will eventually die. As the African More...

Midwife training gives Darfur mothers and children a better chance
By IntDevCommunities On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
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Midwife training gives Darfur mothers and children a better chance

Darfuri women who have completed their midwife training attend a graduation ceremony at Friendship Hall in Khartoum, Sudan. At a graduation ceremony in Khartoum, hundreds of community midwives from Darfur prepare More...

Ebola casts a shadow over maternal health in Sierra Leone
By IntDevCommunities On Friday, July 17th, 2015
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Ebola casts a shadow over maternal health in Sierra Leone

At the health post in Komrabai Station, a village in central Sierra Leone, a rickety birthing table stands in a dingy, damp room. The walls are covered in grime and blood. There’s barely any equipment or drugs More...


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