Wednesday, April 04, 2007

World Bank approves US$ 164.5 Million for Connectivity in Kenya, Burundi and Madagascar

I'm very happy to see the level of international interest and allocation of funds towards communications infrastructure and ICTs in general in the land of Zinj. This is just one more milestone.

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World Bank Approves US$164.5 Million for Connectivity to Make Kenya, Burundi and Madagascar More Competitive Up to 25 countries in East and Southern Africa could benefit from the broader US$424 million Regional Communications Infrastructure Program (RCIP)
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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 2, 2007 ¡ยช The World Bank Board of Directors
approved on March 29, an International Development Association (IDA) financing package of US$164.5 million for Kenya, Burundi and Madagascar as the first tranche of the US$424 million Regional Communications Infrastructure Program (RCIP) for high-speed connectivity in East and Southern Africa.

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