AfDB set to invest US$2bn that will boost the African Continental Free Trade Area

AFRICA – The African Development Bank (AfDB) is set to spend a sum of US$2 billion in the next 3 years to support infrastructure development which will boost the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). “For the potential to be realised fully, it is very important for the private sector to play a big role and the AfDB is supporting the AfCFTA to do that,” AfDB President, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said. “You cannot trade if there is no infrastructure to trade; roads, rails, ports, highways. Those are the things the…

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