AfDB Infuses USD806M into 7 African Countries’ Transport Schemes

The African Development Bank is investing a total of USD806.1 million in the transport industries of seven African nations.

The total funding involves loans and grants for national and multinational transport infrastructure and related activities, according to an AfDB press release. The projects include efforts to increase the capacity of the Tangiers-Marrakech railway line in Morocco; rehabilitate the Timoroa-Eldoret road in Kenya; finance a study on inland navigation on the Congo, Oubangui and Sangha rivers, which span Congo, the Central African Republic, Chad and the Democratic Republic of Congo; and construct a road between the districts of Fufulso and Sawla in Ghana.

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