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Fund falls for Sassou

In May AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina made major new AfDB commitments on a visit to Oyo which is represented in Parliament by Sassou's son Denis Christel 'Kiki' while expressing his 'great confidence in [the president's] leadership and the excellent work and efforts of the government'...


Korean barbecue down south

The proposed General Capital Increase which has been on the Bank's wishlist for several years has become a defining issue for AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina with insiders seeing it as an informal referendum on his leadership (AC Vol 58 No 12 Bow ties flashing smiles and the big sell)...

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Hangover cures in Lusaka

This gloomy prognosis dominated talk in the background of the AfDB meeting so some delegates expected a hard-hitting response from the Bank's new President Nigeria's former Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina (AC Vol 56 No 12 A double first for Nigeria)...


Buhari resets the clock

• Agriculture and Rural Development: Audu Innocent Ogbeh; a veteran politician (once Chairman of the previously governing People's Democratic Party) rather than a technocrat he will rely heavily on the structures and procedures established by his predecessor Akinwumi Adesina now African Development Bank President...

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Special preview edition: Africa in 2015

Nigeria's Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina a candidate for the presidency of the African Development Bank this year has said that once farming is seen as a business rather than an aid project Africa will be able to build a developmental base whatever the turbulence outside...

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Policies, what policies?

Then Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who along with Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina remains one of the most respected members of the government commissioned the auditors PriceWaterhouseCoopers to make a forensic audit of the NNPC's management of sales revenue...


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