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South Sudan gets US $14.57 million to expand electricity distribution network in Juba

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved US $14.57 million to rehabilitate and expand electricity distribution networks in Juba, South Sudan’s capital.

The power distribution system rehabilitation and expansion project is aimed at enhancing the power distribution networks in Juba to provide reliable electricity supply from existing and future generation facilities and thus satisfy the suppressed load and demand growth in the city.

African Development Bank approves US$253 million loan for Kapchorwa-Kitale road

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has announced the approval of US$253 million in loans to the Governments of Kenya and Uganda for the upgrading of the 118km Kachorwa-Kitale road- hitherto one of the smaller and poorly maintained connecting roads between  the two countries. The two main entry links between Uganda and Kenya is in Malaba and Busia.

The AfDB said of the US$253m, US$147.3m will be loaned to Kenya, while US$105.7 to Uganda.

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