9 Nov 2013 01:52 Africa/Lagos
AfDB President Named 2013 African of the Year
TUNIS-BELVEDERE, Tunisia, 8 November 2013 / PRNewswire Africa / - African Development Bank Group President Donald Kaberuka has been named 2013 African of the Year in recognition of his role in spearheading the Africa50 Fund to mobilize the financing of infrastructure projects on the continent.
The $50,000 award was announced Thursday evening in Addis Ababa during the African Media Leaders Forum. The prize is sponsored by Nigeria's Daily Trust newspaper. - See more at: http://www.nigeriansreport.com/2013/11/afdb-president-named-2013-african-of.html#sthash.qJyk6rbs.dpuf