Tuesday, 21 December 2010

AfDB offers Ethiopia $232 mln for electricity grid

ADDIS ABABA, Dec 21 (Reuters) - The African Development Bank has approved $232 million in loans and grants to Ethiopia to fund the expansion of the country's electricity grid, the bank said on Tuesday.
Addis Ababa launched a five-year economic development plan earlier this year targeting a huge expansion of infrastructure, with the country's power production set to increase from 2,000 MW to 10,000 MW and the construction of 2,395 km of railway lines.Read More

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