Ecobank Group

Ecobank Group signs United Nations (UN) Women’s Empowerment Principles

Ecobank (, the pan-African banking group, has become an official signatory of the Women’s Empowerment Principles by UN Women and the UN Global Compact (WEPs), which provide guidance to the private sector on how to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community. Ecobank Group CEO, Jeremy Awori, announced the signature […]

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The African Development Bank

The African Development Bank approves up to $10 million stake in the Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa Project Development fund

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group ( approved the proposal to take an initial stake of up to $10 million in the “Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa – Project Development” (AGIA-PD) fund in Abidjan on 24 January 2024. Part of the Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa (AGIA), a $10 […]

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Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)

Africa Finance Corporation Appoints Emeka Emuwa as Chairman of Board

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) (, the continent’s leading instrumental infrastructure solutions provider, today announces the appointment of Mr. Emeka Emuwa as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Mr. Emuwa brings a wealth of experience spread over three decades leading and transforming banking institutions across Africa. After completing a sterling 25-year career with Citibank where he […]

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Ecobank Celebrates the Success of the TotalEnergies Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023

As the 34th edition of the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023 drew to a thrilling close on Sunday, Ecobank (, the leading pan-African banking group, celebrates the remarkable achievements and spirit of unity witnessed throughout the tournament. Jeremy Awori, Chief Executive Officer, Ecobank Group, expressed his delight at the success of […]

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Investing in African Mining Indaba

‘Disruptive Discussions’ at the Forefront of Engagements For Mining Indaba 2024, as the Event Marks Its 30th Anniversary

The world’s largest mining event, Investing in African Mining Indaba (, is gearing up for a memorable year with a notable speaker line-up that will place critical issues in mining at the forefront of discussions in an unprecedented way. Mining Indaba, which takes place from 5-8 February 2024 in Cape Town, celebrates a milestone of […]

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European Investment Bank

Conference of the Parties (COP28): European Investment Bank (EIB) Global presents first just resilience and just transition approach to meet needs of most vulnerable

The EIB ( the first international financial institution to launch a just resilience approach to be applied from 2024 onwards; EIB is expanding its support for a just transition globally including through Just Energy Transition Partnerships and Team Europe initiatives in 9 pilot countries; the new approaches aim to support those most impacted by climate policies […]

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Africa Finance Corporation

Africa Finance Corporation Signs US$350 Million Long-term Line of Credit with African Development Bank for Infrastructure

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) (, the leading infrastructure solutions provider on the continent, announced that it has signed a US$350 million long-term line of credit with the African Development Bank (AfDB). The agreement, which was signed during the ongoing 28th Conference of the Parties (COP 28), supports urgently needed financing for infrastructure projects to underpin sustainable […]

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Marrakech Meeting on Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) Rechanneling: Accelerating Development Finance Through Multilateral Development Banks

The African Development Bank (AfDB) (, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Center for Global Development came together to co-host a high-level meeting on October 13th to discuss the rechanneling of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) from contributing countries through Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs). The objective is to boost their development and climate […]

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