Africa: Au revoir, Abidjan – Hello, Accra: African Development Bank 2021 Annual Meetings to be held in Ghana

The Bank’s Annual Meetings represented a unique opportunity to discuss challenges and ways to advance the continent’s regional integration agendaABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, August 28, 2020/ -- Ghana will host the African Development Bank’s (https://www.AfDB.org/) next Annual Meetings in May 2021, it was announced Thursday, at the end of the Group’s 2020 meetings.The 2021 meetings will …

Africa: Kosmos Energy, Oando, TGS and more revealed in the first speaker line-up of AOW Virtual – Africa Oil Week’s online conference aimed at reigniting the African upstream

AOW Virtual will take place over two afternoons packed full of strategic outlooks, debates, and a much-anticipated government bidding roundLONDON, United Kingdom, August 28, 2020/ -- With a series of strategic outlooks, panels and an interactive natural gas vs renewable energy debate, AOW Virtual’s (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) goal is to reconnect the African upstream following a tumultuous …

Africa: The U.S. Embassy and Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum announce The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Program

Applications are invited from motivated and self-driven female entrepreneurs for the AWE South Africa 2020 programCAPE TOWN, South Africa, August 28, 2020/ -- The Embassy of the United States of America in South Africa has partnered with the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (www.AWIEForum.org) to implement the 2020-2021 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) South Africa program. Now in its second year, another 125 …

Africa: Closing Speech by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina President, African Development Bank Group, 2020 Annual Meetings African Development Bank Group August 27, 2020

The 2020 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank have been exciting, intense, and rich in debate and dialogue!ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, August 28, 2020/ -- Honorable Niale Kaba, Chairperson of the Board of GovernorsYour Excellencies, GovernorsMembers of the Board of DirectorsSenior Management and Staff of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org)Ladies and GentlemenThe 2020 Annual Meetings …

Africa – Highlights: Day 2 of the African Development Bank Group’s 2020 Annual Meetings

This year’s Annual Meetings were held virtually for the first time to comply with COVID-19 social-distancing guidelinesABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, August 28, 2020/ -- The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) on Thursday climaxed its 2020 Annual Meetings with a decisive reelection of President Akinwumi Adesina for a second five-year term as the pan-African development body gears …

Africa: Curtain falls on the African Development Bank 2020 Annual Meetings as Governors endorse President Adesina’s bold development program

Adesina: "I am deeply grateful for the collective trust, strong confidence and support of our shareholders”ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, August 28, 2020/ -- Newly reelected African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Akinwumi Adesina voiced great optimism about Africa’s future as the institution closed its 55th Annual meetings. The Bank’s Board of Governors today unanimously voted for a …

Prince Arthur Eze Denies Involvement with Oilbank International and Partnership with ADM Energy

Oilbank International has fraudulently used Prince Arthur Eze’s name and presented him as its ChairmanLAGOS, Nigeria, August 27, 2020/ -- Prince Arthur Eze, Executive Chairman of Atlas Petroleum International and Oranto Petroleum, has categorically denied recent news report of his involvement in a partnership with ADM Energy on the ongoing Marginal Fields Bidding Round in …

Africa: Dr. Akinwumi Adesina re-elected as President of the African Development Bank Group

The election took place on the final day of the 2020 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank GroupABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, August 27, 2020/ -- Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina has been re-elected to serve a second fiveyear term as President of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) on Thursday, August 27, 2020 by the Board …

Africa: Ecobank Group’s Pan-African Banking Sandbox is Live

The Sandbox is a major milestone for the Ecobank Group on it’s Open Banking strategy and it will accelerate partnership with Fintechs and other Partners across AfricaLOME, Togo, August 27, 2020/ -- After a successful pilot run with select Fintechs in early 2020, the Pan-African Banking Sandbox of Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) is now live and …

Africa: Visa pour l’Image 2020 goes digital – Canon champions the next generation of storytellers

Canon celebrates this alliance with exciting initiatives, from the Canon Female Photojournalist Grant and the inaugural Canon Video Grant through to Canon’s Student Development ProgrammeDUBAI, United Arab Emirates, August 27, 2020/ -- For the 31ˢᵗ year, Canon Europe (www.Canon-Europe.com) is proud to announce it will partner with Visa pour l’Image, one of the world’s leading …