18 September 2016 - 20 September 2016

United Nations Headquarters, New York

23 May 2016 - 25 July 2016

Lusaka, Zambia

AfDB Annual Meetings: African Leaders Highlight Role of Affordable Energy for Sustainable Development

“It is unacceptable that 138 years after Thomas Edison developed the light bulb, hundreds of millions of people cannot have access to electricity to simply light up the bulb in Africa,” the head of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina said while addressing a huge gathering of heads of state, ministers, business corporates, civil society and the media at the opening ceremony in Lusaka on Tuesday.


1 December 2015 - 1 December 2015