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Adesina’s path to AfDB victory

Visitors stumbling into Abidjan’s cavernous Palais des Congrès on the evening of 28th May would be forgiven for thinking they’d arrived at a concert for …

Meet the AfDB presidential candidates

As Donald Kaberuka’s 10-year stint at the helm of the African Development Bank (AfDB) draws to a close, all eyes are on the candidates vying …

AfDB candidate interview: Akinwumi Adesina

Akinwumi Adesina of Nigeria is more of an agricultural development specialist than a financier. His vision is based on continuing decentralisation and increasing support for …

The key to growing Africa’s economies

When they met in Malabo this June, African heads of state made a familiar statement: agriculture matters. The outcome of the African Union meeting was …