Covid-19

Building Africa back better after the COVID-19 pandemic

For the first time in the history of the African Development Bank, its Annual Meetings will be held virtually to comply with the COVID-19 pandemic-related social-distancing guidelines.  The Governors’ Dialogue and the election of a president...

Procurement and development in uncertain times

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unexpected and emergency procurement of good and services. On a global basis this procurement has stretched public and private sector resources and put procurement under the spotlight. In the African context...

COVID-19 peak may put a strain on water availability

With a warning of COVID-19 reaching its peak in the next two weeks or so, the demand for South Africans to wash hands frequently is also expected to rise. This phenomenon might put a strain on the availability of water across the country. The...