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Raila winds up three African countries tour on infrastructure - 2 months ago, 21 Maý 15:03

Protus Onyango

NAIROBI, KENYA: African Union envoy Raila Odinga Tuesday completed a three-nation tour to discuss Africa's infrastructure agenda with leaders ahead of the AU Special Summit scheduled for July 2019 in Niger.

Raila, the AU High Representative for Infrastructure Development, over the weekend held talks with President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo focusing on the Kishasha-Brazaville bridge component of the Tripoli-Cape Town Trans-Africa highway. 

His spokesman Dennis Onyango, in a statement said the two leaders also discussed progress on construction of the Inga dam on River Congo which, if realised, would be the largest energy infrastructure project in Africa.

From Kinshasa, Raila travelled to Niamey, Niger, for talks with the country’s President Mahamadou Issoufou who is the champion of the African Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA) agreement signed in 2018. The agreement is set to come into force with 50 African states having ratified it.

He briefed ...
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