For truck driver Joseph Turay, navigating the 120 km Matotoka-Sefadu road in northeastern Sierra Leone used to be a nightmare. On average, he spent between five hours to one day on the road, which was last properly repaired nearly half a century ago.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia launches a 2.2 billion birr (about $69.3 million at current exchange rate) road construction project in Jimma, Oromia region of the country to be built by a Chinese company.
The government of Ethiopia and the African Development Bank Group on Monday have ink a $98 million grant agreement from the African Development Fund (ADF). The funding aims to help finance phase one of the Ethiopia–Djibouti Road Transport Corridor Project.