The African Development Bank announced on Thursday a US $11.40-million loan to be used mainly for surfacing a 27-km road linking Ambam to Eking in Cameroon. The project, it said, should help improve living conditions in the southern and central provinces, “as well as enhance regional integration”. The loan would also enable the construction of 11 classrooms and the implementation of an STD/AIDS prevention programme. Work is expected to begin in June 2001 and last 29 months.
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