The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group ( has approved a loan of EUR 74.25 million to Cameroon in Abidjan to implement the first phase of the Electricity Sector Recovery Support Programme (PARSEC). The programme will support the Cameroonian government to implement the reforms necessary in the energy sector in 2024 and 2025 so that, in the long term, the country can produce enough electricity to cover its national requirements of 5,000 megawatts and build a reserve to export energy to neighbouring countries, particularly Chad.

African Development Bank, African Guarantee Fund kick off Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA)

The African Development Bank Group ( and the African Guarantee Fund have made a strong case for the positive impact of increasing women’s financial inclusion on Nigeria’s economy before an audience of senior Nigerian government and banking leaders. The two institutions opened the AFAWA Finance Series Nigeria, part of the African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance…

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