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AfreximBank And Angola To Finance Water And Energy Projects

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The Angolan Government and African Export-Import Bank (AfreximBank) have announced that approximately $1.3 billion in financing will be made available to projects in energy and water sectors, as well as be used as credit portfolios to support national banks. The announcement follows a meeting between Angolan President H.E. João Lourenço and President of AfreximBank, Benedict Oramah, in which the two parties discussed priority investment projects in the country. Projects include the supply of water to Luanda – estimated at around $900 million – and the Lobito Railway Corridor project, budgeted at around three billion dollars.

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