AfDB delays vote on financing for Côte d’Ivoire Airbus purchase

The board of directors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday delayed a vote on a $296-million financing package for Côte d’Ivoire national airline Air Cote d’Ivoire’s purchase of five new Airbus A320s, the bank said. The board discussed the proposed deal, but bank officials said no vote was held and the project would continue to be studied.