At Africa Investment Forum…AfDB Supports Ghana to Sign Historic Construction Agreement for High-speed Railway

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African Development Bank (AfDB).has thrown its weight behind a concession agreement for the construction of a high-speed railway in Accra, Ghana’s capital.

This led to the signing of the agreement on the opening day of the second day of the Africa Investment Forum, taking place in Johannesburg.

“It’s a great day for Ghana! I was here last year and I’m back this year to make sure the project moves forward. This proves how important the Africa Investment Forum is. The signing of this agreement is on track to improve the lives of our citizens,” said Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo.

The Accra Skytrain project, representing an investment of $2.6 billion, is a high-capacity public transport system that is completely automated and cost-efficient, using pneumatic propulsion technology.

The system would transport more than 380,000 passengers annually and create some 5,000 jobs during its implementation phase.

“This is what Africa wants: finalised agreements…

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