Tag: roads

AfDB approves $98 million financing for road transport corridor project in these two East African nations

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $98 million financial package for a road transport corridor project in these East African countries.

Africa’s poor road construction can impact the livelihoods of millions of people, here’s how Ethiopia plans to fix it

Badly built roads can negatively affect water flows to wetlands, block fish movements and cause landslides.

Nigeria oil tanker drivers call off strike after government pay deal

Nigerian oil tanker drivers ended a strike over pay and the poor condition of the roads just hours after it began on Monday, following a government intervention, ending the threat of fuel...

Uganda says seeking $500 mn loan from China for roads

Uganda says it has asked China for a $500 million loan to help build almost 600 km (360 miles) of roads in the country's oil-rich west, amid criticism over heavy borrowing that...

Joburg's Cedar Road to get an upgrade

The upgrade will improve transport infrastructure and relieve traffic congestion at key intersections.