African Development Bank chief seeks 'bolder' Japanese investment in Africa

Business Aug 31, 2019

African Development Bank chief seeks 'bolder' Japanese investment in Africa

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has called on Japanese companies to be "bolder" about making investments in Africa. There are major business opportunities for Japanese firms in Africa in such fields as energy, medicine and digital industries, Adesina suggested in an interview Friday. "I recognize ...

Business Aug 28, 2014

Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies: development bank

The worst-ever Ebola outbreak is causing enormous damage to West African economies as foreign businessmen quit the region, the African Development Bank said, while a leading medical charity branded the international response "entirely inadequate." As transport companies suspend services, cutting off the region, governments and ...