Posts tagged as African Development Bank

Development bank to drive Africa’s solar development

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed a joint declaration with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to promote the development of solar energy in Africa. The joint declaration recognises the bank’s leadership in working with several parties including governments, the private sector and bilateral and multilateral energy sector initiatives to develop the Transformative Partnership on Energy for Africa. The joint declaration, which was signed in the presence of the […]

Telecoms developments in Africa – February 2017

  Project increases access to broadband The African Development Bank Group approved a loan of €31,4-million and a grant of €12,5-million to the Republic of Niger to finance the national component of the Trans-Saharan fibre-optic backbone (DTS) project. The project will increase access to broadband services to Nigeria and Chad. The 1510 km long optic […]