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Africa - The great opportunity

Africa: The great opportunity

Africa is rapidly becoming the global economic growth engine. Half of the world’s 25 fastest-growing nations are in Africa and almost 40 per cent of the continent will achieve GDP growth of more than 5 per cent in 2016.

Nancy Kacungira, New Anchor, KTN

Why I cannot tell 'the African story': Nancy Kacungira, News Anchor, KTN (Infographic)

Ugandan TV journalist Nancy Kacungira has won the first BBC World News Komla Dumor Award for Africa-based journalists.

Africa50 has held its first constitutive General Assembly this Wednesday 29 July 2015 in Casablanca

Africa50 Infrastructure Fund raises $830M in first closing

Africa50 has held its first constitutive General Assembly this Wednesday 29 July 2015 in Casablanca Africa50, the new and innovative infrastructure investment…

Donald Kaberuka, whose tenure as African Development Bank president ends in September, has warned African countries to keep an even economic keel. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

African Development Bank chief urges continent to learn from Greek crisis

Donald Kaberuka, the outgoing president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has cautioned African countries to heed lessons from the Greek debt crisis and consolidate economic stability, with growth in the continent set to be driven by increased public expenditure.

Donald Kaberuka, outgoing President of the African Development Bank (AfDB)

African governments contribute $1B to African Development Bank to fund infrastructure projects

The African Development Bank raised almost $1 billion in contributions from regional governments for a fund to develop roads, ports and energy projects, said Donald Kaberuka, the institution’s outgoing president.

Donald Kaberuka, outgoing AfDB President

I will continue working for the development of Africa: Donald Kaberuka, outgoing AfDB President

The outgoing President of the African Development Bank has pledged to continue working for Africa after serving the Bank for a decade.

Akinwumi Adesina, President-Elect of the African Development Bank

President Adesina and the Years Ahead for the African Development Bank

After six rounds of voting that saw off seven candidates from across the region, Nigeria’s outgoing Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has been elected to serve as the next president of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

Akinwumi Adesina, President-Elect of the African Development Bank and Nigeria's outgoing Minister of Agriculture

African Development Bank picks Nigeria's Adesina as its new President

Akinwumi Adesina, Nigeria’s minister of agriculture and rural planning will succeed Rwanda’s Donald Kaberuka as the next president of The African Development Bank (AfDB).

The African Development Bank (AfDB): Connecting regions (Reuters/Thomas Mukoya)

Why you should care who's in line to run the African Development Bank

This week, the African Development Bank (AfDB), the World Bank of Africa if you like, will elect a new president to replace Donald Kaberuka, a former Rwandan finance minister, who steps down on August 31 after a decade in charge.

Standard bearer … Donald Kaberuka, the outgoing president of the African Development Bank, at a board meeting in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, last September. Photograph: Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images

Here are the eight candidates running for African Development Bank President

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will elect a new president at the end of the month as its current leader, Donald Kaberuka, steps down after a decade in charge.

Cristina Duarte, Cape Verde’s Finance Minister. Photographer: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

First woman candidate for AfDB boss says Africa must retain wealth

Cristina Duarte, the finance minister from Cape Verde who is the first woman to stand for the presidency of the African Development Bank, said the lender should encourage wealth generated in Africa to stay on the continent.

Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank (AfDB)

Build Africa's defenses against economic shocks now: Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank (AfDB)

While many of the world’s most advanced economies suffered historic setbacks following the 2009 financial crisis, overall African economies fared well.

Akinwumi Adesina, Nigeria's Agriculture Minister, is on the shortlist for the position of President of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

AfDB President candidate and Nigeria's Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina wants to boost private sector lending at the regional bank

The African Development Bank should increase private sector lending to curb widening inequality on the continent, according to Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, Nigeria’s candidate to be the next president of the lender.

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Ajay Banga, MasterCard’s president and CEO (left), and Donald Kaberuka, the African Development Bank’s president (right), have announced a significant partnership to boost financial inclusion in Africa. Photo by swiss-image.ch/Michael Buholzer

African Development Bank and MasterCard partner to broaden financial inclusion in Africa

Today, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and MasterCard announced a broad collaboration that aims to expand financial inclusion across the African continent.

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African Countries Recalculate GDP, Find Much Higher Numbers

Kenya’s is the latest in a series of rebasings that have reinforced investors’ perception of the area’s growth potential.