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Green Climate Fund: AfDB trains 80 Africans

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has selected representatives from 80 government institutions, civil society organisations and universities for training as experts in developing climate financing proposals. According to a statement from the bank on Friday, the selection followed a thorough...

Climate change: AfDB to double financing for Africa to $25bn by 2025

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed to double its climate finance for Africa to 25 billion dollars by 2025, with more than 50 per cent devoted to climate adaptation. The President of the bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, made this...

COVID-19: AfDB says Africa open to business with Asian partners

African Development Bank (AfDB), says it is open to business with its Asian partners in spite of the pandemic. Chuku Chuku, Officer in Charge of the bank’s Macroeconomic Policy, Debt Sustainability and Forecasting Division, said this at a webinar to...

AfDB: Adesina’s re-election well deserved — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, for his re-election to serve a second term in the regional bank. The party gave the congratulatory message in a statement issued by...

AfDB: Nigerians excited over re-election of Adesina

Many Nigerians have expressed delight over the re-election of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB). A cross section of the people who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja said...

AfDB: expert urges Adesina to sustain development projects in 2nd term

Mr Promise Amahah, an agribusiness expert has urged the president of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina to sustain the development projects in Africa to tackle poverty on the continent when re-elected. Amahah gave the advice while speaking with...

COVID-19: Poor people in Africa to increase by 49.2m in 2021 -AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the number of extreme poor people could increase by 34 million and 49.2 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021. The AfDB made this known in its African Economic Outlook 2020 supplement amid...
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The Kaduna State Government says another five kidnapped students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, have regained freedom on Thursday night.The...

China speeds up construction of clean, low-carbon society

By Liu Yi, Sun Xiuyan, People's DailyAs climate change becomes an increasingly severer challenge over the recent years, countries are facing more...

East China’s Zhejiang province strives to build demonstration zone for common prosperity through high-quality development

By Li Zhongwen, Dou Hanyang, People’s Daily While enjoying bright sunshine and beautiful spring scenery, a tourist named Zhang...

China sets role model for global poverty reduction

People's DailyPoverty is a chronic affliction of human society and a common challenge faced by the whole world. China had long been...