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The African Development Bank Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Solomon Mugera as Director, Communication and External Relations, effective 1 October 2021

Mugera will contribute to building financial and political support for the African Development Bank Group

Mr. Mugera, a Kenyan national, brings extensive experience to this role. He is a seasoned journalist and media manager with over 20 years of expertise working internationally. As Head of Journalism for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Africa, Mr. Mugera presided over the largest expansion of the BBC on the…

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The African Development Bank Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jacques DJOFACK as Director, Financial Management, effective 1st June 2021

Prior to his appointment, Jacques served as Division Manager in the Financial Management Department of the Bank, a position he has held since April 2018

Jacques, a French national, brings to this role almost 20 years of international experience and expertise in Financial Risk Management from both Development Banks and Commercial Banks in Africa and Europe. Prior to his appointment, Jacques served as Division Manager in the Financial Management Department of the Bank, a position…

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African Development Bank Group appoints Dr. Beth Dunford as Vice President, Agriculture, Human and Social Development

Prior to her appointment, Dunford worked as the Assistant to the Administrator in the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Bureau for Resilience and Food Security

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Beth Dunford as Vice President, Agriculture, Human and Social Development, effective 1st July 2021. Dr. Dunford, a national of the United States of America, brings extensive experience to this role. She has held senior level leadership positions…

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African Development Bank President Adesina named a champion of Africa’s Great Green Wall climate-adaptation initiative

In the role of champion, Adesina will lead the mobilisation of political and economic support for the initiative

African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Akinwumi A. Adesina has been announced as a champion of Africa’s Great Green Wall (GGW) initiative. The appointment was made at a forum held in the margins of the One Planet Summit 20201 to mobilise support for the ambitious project to plant an 8,000 km…

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The African Development Bank Appoints Directors General and Deputy Directors General in Regional Offices

As Director General, Central Africa, Serge will drive and ensure the operational efficiency, effectiveness and overall health of the Bank's portfolio across the Central Africa Region

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of Directors General for the East, Central and Southern Africa regions and Deputy Directors General for the East, Central, Northern, Southern and West Africa regions. Serge N’Guessan, Director General, Central Africa Region As Director General, Central Africa, Serge…

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African Development Bank appoints Director and Special Advisor For Multilateral Development Banks, International Financial Institutions and Non-Regional Shareholders Relations in the Office of the President

Gauthier, a Belgian citizen, is a seasoned professional in international negotiations and relations with various stakeholders

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gauthier Boulard as Director and Special Advisor in the Office of the President, effective 1 January 2021. In his new role, Gauthier will support President of the African Development Bank Group Akinwumi Adesina, to strengthen partnerships…

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African Legal Support Facility appoints two new management board members

The two new members bring a wealth of experience in international policy, international trade, judicial reform and economic development

The African Legal Support Facility (the ALSF) (www.AfLSF.org), is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine Anyango Agimba and Ambassador Arve Ofstad to its management board. The two new members bring a wealth of experience in international policy, international trade, judicial reform and economic development. Agimba, a Kenyan national and…

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African Development Bank Group Appoints Ms. Yacine Fal, Director General, Cabinet Office of the President

As Director General, Ms. FaI will oversee the administrative and operational work and activities of the Cabinet Office of the President

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Yacine FAL Director General, Cabinet Office of the President, effective 1st November 2020. As Director General, Ms. FaI will oversee the administrative and operational work and activities of the Cabinet Office of the President. Primarily, she…

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“We must help Africa build back boldly, but smartly,” says African Development Bank President Adesina

The President stressed the new framework would enhance and complement the Bank’s High-5 priorities

In a speech kicking off his second term as African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/) chief, newly sworn in President Akinwumi Adesina unveiled a sweeping vision to consolidate the institution’s successes of the last five years, hone the Bank’s operations and exploit opportunities and urgency created by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The COVID-19…

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African leaders reaffirm support for African Development Bank as President Adesina begins second term

The meetings were held virtually due to the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 outbreak

African leaders on Tuesday reaffirmed their support for the African Development Bank Group (https://www.AfDB.org/) and its leadership under Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as he begins his second five-year term with a renewed mandate to foster sustainable development on the continent.  In goodwill messages to mark Adesina’s inauguration, Presidents Muhammadu Buhari of…