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Letter from Africa: Too early to celebrate growth figures
In our series of letters from African journalists, London-based Ugandan writer Joel Kibazo considers whether the continent is resting too much on its laurels amid all the talk of Africa's rapid economic growth.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Design Public Blog
A Little Moroccan Inspiration
As I perused a Moroccan style house last night, it got me thinking about what a wealth of inspiration this far-off land has to offer.
Photo Of The Day: Djemaa El Fna Market, Marrakesh
During the day, Marrakesh's famous Djemaa El Fna square is filled with monkey trainers, snake charmers and stands selling the most delicious orange juice you've ever tried.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
GTBank wins African bank of the year
Guaranty Trust Bank has been adjudged the 2013 African Bank of the Year by the African Banker Magazine, clearly displacing Ghanaian banks which did not receive any mention at the awards.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Morocco: The good oil
"So you will be seeing the goats in the trees," said the man in the marketplace.
Fia WTCC Report
RUSSIAN VICTORIES FOR MULLER AND NYKJA R Chevrolet's tally in WTCC doesn't stop to increase, and same applies to Yvan Muller's leading gap in the 2013 Drivers' Championship.
Personal Journey: Time to strike out on her own, on overseas adventure
It all began with a promise to myself several years ago that I would go on an overseas trip alone by the time I reached the age of 50. At 491/2, I was running out of time.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
The 7 Best Holiday Destinations
What are the best holiday destinations in the world? Wondering where to spend your holiday this year and have no clue where to begin looking for the perfect vacation spot? Well, to help you with this, we have compiled a list of some of the greatest holiday destinations.
Ozwald Boateng: New wind of change is blowing through Africa
Ozwald Boateng, fashion designer and co-founder of Made in Africa Foundation, speaking at the African Development Bank's annual general meeting, on May 29, in Marrakech, Morocco.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
The New York Times
T Magazine: Travel Diary | Ami's Alexandre Mattiussi Goes to Marrakesh
The Hotel Beldi Country Club played the role of base camp during designer Alexandre Mattiussi's recent trip through Marrakesh, Morocco.
African Banker's 2013 Awards: Ecobank wins award for Innovation in Banking
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated has won the Award for Innovation in Banking in this year's African Banker's awards.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Calm amid Morocco's marvels
Travellers on whistle-stop tours of Morocco often make the same mistake: cramming too much in, too quickly.
Video: Surveillance video: Man steals adult store mannequin
A Washington state man is in jail for allegedly stealing a mannequin from an adult store then coming back later that night to steal lingerie and sex toys.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Africa has highest visa requirements
Visa restrictions imply missed economic opportunities for intra-regional trade and for the local service economy such as tourism, cross-country medical services or education, the Chief Economist and Vice-President of the African Development Bank Professor Mthuli Ncube, has said.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
AfDB revokes Ghana's membership from ALSF Governing Council
The decision to make Ghana an alternative member of the African Legal Support Facility has been revoked.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
AfDB Posts Strong 2012 Operations Results, Launches New Strategic Focus on Inclusive Growth
The African Development Bank Group posted good operational results in 2012, the Bank's Treasurer, Pierre Van Peteghen, said in Marrakech on Wednesday, May 29, 2013.
AfDB Funds Mozambique's Massingir Dam Emergency Rehabilitation Project With US$ 33.213 million
The African Development Bank on May 28 in Marrakech, Morocco, granted a supplementary loan of US $33.213 million to the government of Mozambique for the rehabilitation of the country's Massinger Dam.
Tony Elumelu advocates for Africapitalism as the solution for Africa's development
African Press Organization - Charity and aid have failed Africa and its leading entrepreneurs are now driving the continent's development agenda.
Video: Time Lapse: Watchtower of Morocco
Remarkable time-lapse video, shot on the streets of Marrakech, Essaouira, Fes el Bali and Casablanca, shows off the beauty of Morocco.
Fri May 31, 2013
AfDB Loans US$ 600 Million to Standard Chartered Bank and Commerzbank for risk participation
Supporting commercial banks to finance trade in Africa, in a bid to transform the continent, was a commitment that the African Development Bank concretized on 29 May 2013 in Marrakech, Morocco, with the provision of risk participation totaling US$ 600 million to two major international banks.