World Bank Endorses Central African Internet Development Program

    The World Bank has endorsed a USD215 million program to support the development of a

    infrastructure in Central Africa. This program aims to improve the availability and reduce the cost of Internet service in the region. The program's first phase will benefit Chad, Central African Republic and Cameroon. The Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Gabon and Sudan are also eligible to join.

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