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    • Zimbabwean President Dr. Emerson Mnangagwa and African Development Bank President Dr. Akinwumi Adesina at a special event on the margins of the Africa Investment Forum Market Days 2022 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (1)
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Zimbabwe Open for Business, says President Mnangagwa

President Mnangagwa spoke on Thursday at a special event on the margins of the Africa Investment Forum Market Days 2022 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

“Private sector opportunities in Zimbabwe are limitless” – Zimbabwe President Dr. Emerson Mnangagwa; Agriculture will power our way to achieving vision 2030” – Anxious Masuka. Zimbabwean President Dr. Emerson Mnangagwa has called on investors to realize the massive investment opportunities in Zimbabwe and shun negative perceptions of risk. Zimbabwe, self-sufficient in…

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    • From left: AfDB Vice President Solomon Quaynor, AfDB Vice President Kevin Kariuki, AfDB Zimbabwe Country Manager Moono Mupotola, Ministro Mthuli Ncube, Ministro Soda Zhemu, Vice-Ministro Mike Madiro e Vice-Ministro Vangelis Haritatos
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Zimbabwe: Senior African Development Bank Officials Highlight Private Sector Development, Renewable Energy Opportunities

Discussions covered developing the private sector and ways Zimbabwe could best tap its renewable energy resources

Senior African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) officials recently undertook a three-day business mission to Zimbabwe. The bank’s vice president for power, energy, climate and green growth, Dr Kevin Kariuki, and its vice president for private sector, infrastructure and industrialization, Mr. Solomon Quaynor, both met with senior Zimbabwean government officials and business…

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African Development Bank Group Chief in Zimbabwe to get Debt Clearance Plan Underway

Adesina accepted a request in February by the Zimbabwean government to serve as the country’s arrears clearance and debt resolution champion

African Development Bank Group (https://www.AfDB.org) President Dr. Akinwumi Adesina arrived in Zimbabwe at the start of a two-day official visit to the country. Adesina accepted a request in February by the Zimbabwean government to serve as the country’s arrears clearance and debt resolution champion among international financial institutions and bilateral creditors. The…

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Zimbabwe: ZimFund $23 Million Power Project Ready to Roll with Delivery of New Transformer

The transformer was delivered on Sunday 10 July to the Sherwood Substation in Kwekwe Midlands Province, about 200km to the west of Harare

An Emergency Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project funded by ZimFund (https://bit.ly/3yYLBMq), has reached the last leg of implementation with the delivery of a 175 MVA transformer, signaling relief from constant power outages for thousands of customers in the Midlands, Mashonaland East & West provinces of Zimbabwe. The transformer was delivered on…

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Zimbabwe: African Development Bank notes progress on arrears clearance

African Development Bank Group Vice President Yacine Fal and a delegation on a tour of two southern African countries, held talks with finance minister Mthuli Ncube at the ministry offices in Harare

African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) officials and representatives of the Zimbabwe government met on Wednesday to discuss the nation’s arrears clearance and ongoing partnership between the southern African nation and the development institution. They noted progress in Zimbabwe’s reform agenda. African Development Bank Group Vice President Yacine Fal and a delegation…

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African Development Bank New Series of African Country Gender Profiles Show Progress in Addressing Gender Discriminatory Law

The Bank’s country gender profiles evaluate gender equality and offer recommendations to drive parity across a range of metrics

New reports the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has produced on Benin, Djibouti, Somalia, Zimbabwe and Liberia show the countries have successfully put national policies in place to advance gender equality. At the same time, the Covid-19 pandemic has sharpened the challenges women face.    Prepared in collaboration with the countries…

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African Development Bank Group Vice Presidents and Director General on official visit to Botswana and Zimbabwe

Visits highlight Bank’s commitment to SADC, regional integration efforts

A senior leadership team from the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has arrived in the southern African capital Gaborone, on the first leg of an official visit to Botswana and Zimbabwe. The delegation is led by Acting Vice President, Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Yacine D. Fal. It includes…

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African Development Bank grant to improve governance of natural resource outflows in six African countries

The Transitional Support Facility has awarded a $2.8 million grant for the Governing Natural Resource Outflows for Enhanced Economic Resilience in Fragile and Transitional Countries (GONAT) project in the selected fragile and transitional countries

Six African countries will soon benefit from a grant from the Transitional Support Facility (TSF) of the African Development Fund, through a project designed to strengthen national capacity for governing natural resource outflows in Africa. The African Development Fund is the concessional lending arm of the African Development Bank Group.…

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After years of witnessing fights over water, a family’s life is transformed in a refugee camp in Zimbabwe

New high-capacity boles and an irrigation system were installed with funding from the African Development Bank

For years, Josephine Mbayo watched as fights broke out in her community over water. “There was only one hand pump for all the sections that everyone queued at to get water from as early as 4am,” says the 48-year-old refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, who lives in the…

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Zimbabwe: A farmer harvests success in refugee camp

Over the past two years, Damacene’s production has increased from 400kg of maize to 500kg, thanks to newly built irrigation infrastructure

When Jean Damacene arrived at the Tongogara Refugee Camp in Zimbabwe, he was 38 years old and hoping to return to his country Rwanda soon. Eighteen years later, the maize farmer is married with children – a boy and five girls – who live with him in the camp. To…