US$ 105 million for DRC road project

12 December 2013

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved funding of US$ 105 million to support construction of a 56 km stretch of road in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The funds – in the form of two grants and a loan – will finance the Lovua to Tshikapa section of the 433 km Batshamba-Tshikapa road project in the country’s Bandundu and West Kasaï Provinces.

The project includes the the construction of a new bridge over the Kasaï River, which crosses Tshikapa town.

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