AfDB Floats New Private Sector Strategy

The African Development Bank is urging in a new private sector draft strategy that countries need to push gross domestic investment ratios to at least 35 percent of GDP, reports This is Africa.
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    This is Africa, 29 May 2012

    To meet the challenges of rapid urbanisation, youth aspirations, population growth and reducing access to land, African countries will need to raise gross domestic investment ... read more »

Developing Africa.

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    The New Times, 29 May 2012

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  • Tanzania:  12bn/ - Set Aside for AfDB Meet

    Tanzania Daily News, 27 May 2012

    Tanzania has spent over 12bn/- in the preparations for the African Development Bank Group meeting taking place in Arusha. read more »

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    African Development Bank, 24 May 2012

    Because Africa is a continent of 54 countries, finding data on how Africans live in terms of consumption and spending is not easy, but a new report from the African Development ... read more »

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    African Development Bank, 24 May 2012

    A dazzling array of Africa's most successful people, including a sitting president, a former president and a multibillionaire businessman, will gather at the Annual Meetings of the ... read more »