African Development Bank

Educating Abuja girls to STEM the cost of hi-tech research

A recent Wo​rld Bank​ report highlighted the costs of limiting educational opportunity for girls

SA denies Zim loan request

Zimbabwe is already in arrears with the AfDB, the IMF and the Word Bank

Youth is Africa’s prime challenge – but it could be an asset

Africa’s population growth will cause most countries to become younger, a trend that will occur at the same time as the rest of the world ages

Continent must be smart about funding

To limit dependence on China, Africa has several options to raise cash for infrastructure development

African Investment Forum seals 80% of targeted deals

Of the 61 projects discussed at the forum, 45 have been negotiated and closed

Multibillion dollar investments to be revealed at Africa Investment Forum

Heads of state from across the continent, senior government officials and investors from across the globe have flocked to the conference

Unity required for Zimbabwe to blossom

Being open for business means we have to be open with one another first

African Investment Forum has 306 pipelined projects worth $208-billion

Investors discussed 60 projects and deals worth $40-billion with the aim of fast-tracking closure and removing policy and regulatory constraints

SA-Ghana deal the largest at Africa Investment Forum

The investment forum is the first of its kind on the continent

Hydropower is Africa’s big gamble

African states have bet big on huge hydroelectric plants, but climate change is threatening rainfall

The African Development Bank’s plans to usher in investment

The African Investment Forum aims to mobilise funds to facilitate much-needed infrastructure projects

Bono’s charity admits to ‘toxic’ bullying at South Africa office

​The ONE Campaign―the anti-corruption charity fronted by U2 lead singer Bono― is embroiled in a major bullying scandal

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it