Monday, 24 December 2007

Dar gets $47m for Electricity V project for peri-urban, rural towns

From The East African, Nairobi, KENYA

Tanzania has received a $47 million boost for its energy sector from the African Development Fund.

The money - comprising a $45.1 million loan and a $2.1 million grant - will be used to extend, secure and improve the supply of electricity to economic sectors and households in rural towns, peri-urban areas and district headquarters in the country.

ADF said Mwanza, Shinyanga, Arusha and Dar es Salaam will benefit from the fund.

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