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Funding for African Water, Sanitation in Africa hits US$2.6 billion USD: AfDB


The African Development Bank (AfDB) said Tuesday its funding portfolio towards water and sanitation services in the continent was worth about 2.6 billion U.S. dollars by the end of 2016. AfDB said in a statement it has accelerated efforts to close a huge financing gap that has undermined efforts to avail safe drinking water and modern sanitation facilities across Sub-Saharan Africa.