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2020-02-14 - The African Development Bank says the assertion that it contributes to the continent’s debt problem and that it has lower standards of lending is misleading and inaccurate.The African Development Bank says the assertion that it contributes to the...

AfDB says claim that it contributes to the continent’s debt problem inaccurate

In several news reports, World Bank President David Malpass was recently quoted as saying some Multilateral Development Banks, including the African Development Bank, have a tendency to lend too quickly and in the process, add to the continent’s debt problems. In several news reports, World Bank President David Malpass was recently quoted as saying some Multilateral Development Banks, including the African Development Bank, have a tendency to lend too quickly and in the process, add to the continent’s debt problems. 

AfDB rebuts World Bank President’s comments on Africa’s debt profile - MyJoyOnline.com

“The Executive Boards of the #IMF & @WorldBank have today confirmed #Somalia’s eligibility for Debt Relief under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative. Extremely pleased to achieve this historic milestone in record time! 1/2 https://t.co/sJcSifAclN”

SomaliPM on Twitter: "The Executive Boards of the #IMF & @WorldBank have today confirmed #Somalia’s eligibility for Debt Relief under the Enhanced HIPC Initiative. Extremely pleased to achieve this historic milestone in record time! 1/2 https://t.co/sJcSifAclN"

“Pleased to have @KGeorgieva back at the @WorldBank Group for our excellent talk on debt & investment transparency. Non-transparent debt fuels inequality & underfunds urgent needs. Distortions grow when some MDBs over-lend & central banks buy long-term gov’t debt. #DevtandDebt”

David Malpass on Twitter: "Pleased to have @KGeorgieva back at the @WorldBank Group for our excellent talk on debt & investment transparency. Non-transparent debt fuels inequality & underfunds urgent needs. Distortions grow when some MDBs over-lend & central banks buy long-term gov’t debt. #DevtandDebt… https://t.co/eeI3zTwOB4"

“👀 #ICYMI 👀 Yesterday, @DavidMalpassWBG and @KGeorgieva discussed #DevtAndDebt at the @WorldBank Group's Preston Auditorium. Transparency in debt, investment, and governance are all essential to good development outcomes. Watch the full video below: https://t.co/jR5yjjw7hx”

Elliott Yoshio Hulse on Twitter: "👀 #ICYMI 👀 Yesterday, @DavidMalpassWBG and @KGeorgieva discussed #DevtAndDebt at the @WorldBank Group's Preston Auditorium. Transparency in debt, investment, and governance are all essential to good development outcomes. Watch the full video below: https://t.co/jR5yjjw7hx"

“Development and debt: one of the core issues studied by the WB’s macroeconomics team. We continue supporting countries’ sustainable borrowing plans for effective public investment in physical and human capital. #DevtandDebt ⁦@WorldBank⁩ #SustainableDevelopmentGoals”

Marcello M. Estevão on Twitter: "Development and debt: one of the core issues studied by the WB’s macroeconomics team. We continue supporting countries’ sustainable borrowing plans for effective public investment in physical and human capital. #DevtandDebt ⁦@WorldBank⁩ #SustainableDevelopmentGoals… https://t.co/TJL8z0Kzyg"

AfDB has accused the World Bank of misleading the public following the latter’s allegation that AfDB contributes to the debt problem of African countriesAfDB has accused the World Bank of misleading the public following the latter’s allegation that AfDB contributes to the debt problem of African countries

World Bank's statement on Africa's debt status is inaccurate, misleading, AfDB replies | Nairametrics

The African Development Bank on Thursday pushed back against World Bank President David Malpass' comments that it and similar regional development banks were contributing to emerging market debt problems, saying that his criticism was "misleading and inaccurate."The African Development Bank on Thursday pushed back against World Bank Presiden...

African Development Bank says World Bank chief's criticism 'misleading' - Reuters

Nike Popoola The African Development Bank has said that the upward debt trend of some African countries did not portend systemic risk of debt dist...Nike Popoola The African Development Bank has said that the upward debt trend of some African countries did not portend systemic risk of debt distress, as stated by the World Bank. It also said t...

AfDB’s faults World Bank on Nigeria, Africa’s debt profiles – Punch Newspapers

Nike Popoola The African Development Bank has said that the upward debt trend of some African countries did not portend systemic risk of debt dist...Nike Popoola The African Development Bank has said that the upward debt trend of some African countries did not portend systemic risk of debt distress, as stated by the World Bank. It also said t...

AfDB’s faults World Bank on Nigeria, Africa’s debt profiles – Punch Newspapers

AfDB, World Bank clash over lending to Africa | The New Times | Rwanda

African Development Bank (AfDB) has described the news reports credited to the World Bank President, David Malpass, that some multilateral development banks have a tendency to lend too quickly and in the process, accentuate the continent’s debt problems as untrue and misleading.African Development Bank (AfDB) has described the news reports credited to the World Bank President, David Malpass, that some multilateral development banks have a tendency to lend too quickly and in the process, accentuate the continent’s debt problems as untrue and misleading.

AfDB flaws World Bank President’s stance on Africa’s debt profile – Daily Trust

African Development Bank rebuts World Bank President’s comments on Africa’s debt profile following TODAY NEWS AFRICA articleAfrican Development Bank rebuts World Bank President’s comments on Africa’s debt profile following TODAY NEWS AFRICA article

African Development Bank Rebuts World Bank President’s Comments On Africa’s Debt Profile Following TODAY NEWS AFRICA Article » TODAY NEWS AFRICA

Says the World Bank is undermining its governance.Says the World Bank is undermining its governance.

African Development Bank says World Bank chief’s criticism ‘misleading’ - Moneyweb