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African Development Bank chief hits back over graft accusations

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP | The president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, hit back on Wednesday at accusations of corruption and vowed to continue working. In a press statement, Adesina slammed “unprecedented attempts by some to tarnish my reputation” and declared “I will… continue to work with …

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Balance investments in infrastructure and human capital

Massive infrastructure development alone without well trained and skilled personnel will not help the country achieve desired economic growth targets. Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA AND JULIUS BUSINGE | This was the message directed to the government during the recently concluded infrastructure conference in Kampala titled ‘infrastructure and human capital …

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COMMENT: Africa’s bright investment future

The recent Africa Investment Forum provided a safe, stable marketplace to accelerate deals COMMENT | AKINWUMI A. ADESINA | For any investor interested in Africa, there was only one place to be last week: Johannesburg. When the three-day Africa Investment Forum opened on November 7, a total of 61 deals with …

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