The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has released $71mn to the National Road Fund Agency (NRFA) to finance the upgrading of five major roads in Zambia
Uganda's minister of Works and Transport Engineer John Nasasira says the government has obtained funds mainly from the World Bank to start tarmacking 10,000km of roads early next year and vowed to rid the country of potholed roads that have made life difficult for motorists using them.
Growing economies need ever-better infrastructure; with 3,200km of road to build the Maghreb states are thinking big
With the eyes and hearts of the nation firmly set on the economic expansion of Nigeria, one of the most important areas driving the country forward is transportation, particularly the road network.
Heavy rainfall typically sees a significant increase in the number of potholes and associated accidents on national, provincial and metropolitan 'sealed' roads.