African Development Bank

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How African governments can unlock private sector financing

Regardless of advancements in other GDP activities, poor infrastructure acts as a “brick wall” standing in the way of impactful progress.
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AFdB approves R5 billion loan for COVID-19 efforts in South Africa

The AFdB has approved a loan of approximately US$288 million to South Africa, as the country battles one of the largest COVID-19 caseloads in the world.
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Ghana seeks AfDB funding to boost aluminium industry

The African Development Bank’s support for the West African nation of Ghana has boosted government efforts to consolidate the economy, the country’s Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia says.
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Millennials hold purse strings but investment options limited

Millennials are the most technologically advanced generation of the current workforce. They have the competencies to lead mining into Industry 4.0.
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How to harness the potential of the mining sector in Africa

AfDB has unveiled a Financial Modelling for the Extractive Industries Facility that will steer €1.2 million to building capacity in mineral rich countries.
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AfDB allocates €1.2 million to boost mining revenue in Africa

The African Development Bank has allocated a €1.2 million grant to provide training to help resource-rich countries improve their mining revenues.
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Why renewable energy makes economic sense for mining

Most mining and energy professionals would incorporate renewable energy into a mining operation to reduce operating costs.

AfDB power expert to explore power alternatives

Mining operations in Africa are being discovered in the most remote and isolated regions on the continent where grid power is unavailable.
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Claude Baissac: A straight talker who pulls no punches

Claude Baissac, CEO of consultancy firm, Eunomix, is well-known in African mining circles. His expert insight into the beneficiation is highly valued.
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AfDB calls for global response as second cyclone hits Southern Africa

The African Development Bank has called for urgent global action in the wake of a second cyclone to hit the southern Africa coastal region in six weeks.

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