Saturday, 29 January 2011

Projects underway to connect Africa

Addis Ababa, January 28, (WIC) – Feasibility study to connect African nations through various infrastructures has been finalized and projects have commenced, an African Union (AU) Commissioner said. 
While briefing local and international media, Mrs. Elham Ibrahim, Infrastructure and Energy Commissioner of the AU, said that unified mobile phone, road, currency, and railway and other infrastructural developments will reduce Africa to a village.  
 Information Communication Technology (ICT) and other infrastructural projects will enable Africa to have continental mobile phone, airline and road links, she said.  The AU plans to link Dakar (Senegal) to Djibouti, Ethiopia to Djibouti, Burkina Faso to Gambia and Senegal through roads and highways.
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