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Why the Pan-African Parliament must clean up its act if it wants to survive
Why the Pan-African Parliament must clean up its act if it wants to survive
The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) has recently been in the news for the wrong reasons. There have been allegations of abuse of power by its...
The African Development Bank's plans to usher in investment
The African Development Bank's plans to usher in investment
A bold new initiative, the African Investment Forum is anticipated to play a significant role in plugging Africa’s infrastructure gap estimated...
Bono’s charity admits to ‘toxic’ bullying at South Africa office
Bono’s charity admits to ‘toxic’ bullying at South Africa office
The ONE Campaign – the anti-corruption charity fronted by U2 lead singer Bono – is embroiled in a major bullying scandal, centred on its...
ANC unfazed by Nene's appointment at Allan Gray, DA wishes him well
ANC unfazed by Nene's appointment at Allan Gray, DA wishes him well
The African National Congress (ANC) on Monday appeared unfazed by reports that sacked South African finance minister, Nhlanhla Nene, had taken up a...
Quality development needed to solve crisis of unemployment
Quality development needed to solve crisis of unemployment
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says one of the reasons South Africa has such a high rate of unemployment is that the skills people are getting are...
Nigeria's Adesina wins battle for AfDB presidency
Nigeria's Adesina wins battle for AfDB presidency
Nigeria's Akinwumi Adesina was Thursday elected new president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in a thrilling vote that saw major heavyweights from North Africa and southern Africa stripped away early in the opening rounds....
AfDB sizes up candidates for president
AfDB sizes up candidates for president
As the African Development Bank (AfDB) prepares to elect its new president this week the question of its governance structures and business model has been called into question....
Tight race for AfDB president draws to a vote
Tight race for AfDB president draws to a vote
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has sought in recent years to stay out of the political spotlight, preferring to shunt attention to its...
Africa seeks super banker to manage new economic frontier
Africa seeks super banker to manage new economic frontier
With 80 African Development Bank (AfDB) shareholders – 54 African states and 26 non-African countries – set to vote on Thursday, it is...
Illicit financial flows costing Africa billions
Illicit financial flows costing Africa billions
Illicit financial flows from Africa are a large and growing problem. Averaging 4% of gross domestic product they are outstripping foreign direct...
'Bank must focus on Africa's poor'
'Bank must focus on Africa's poor'
The next president of the African Development Bank must improve the livelihoods of the continent's poorest people, address huge energy shortages and...
Zimbabwe appeals to AfDB to ease terms of arrears
Zimbabwe appeals to AfDB to ease terms of arrears
"I have appealed to the bank (AfDB) to help us clear the arrears," Patrick Chinamasa said after meeting bank executives, who are on a six-day visit...

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