World Bank to launch new $538m infrastructure project in north despite past failures

The World Bank is preparing to finance a new road and rail infrastructure construction programme between Douala and N'Djamena. Expected to cost more than $538m, it recalls an earlier one, completed in 2021, which the bank said had produced "unsatisfactory" results. [...] (671 words)
Issue dated 19/05/2022 Reading time 3 minutes
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