The impasse in elections for the presidency of the African Development Bank has far-reaching implications, reports Patrick Smith.

It was the outcome nobody wanted: a deadlock in the elections for the new president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) after five rounds of voting on May 18 at the annual meetings in Abuja, Nigeria.

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