East African States To Raise U.S.$55 Billion for Infrastructure

East African Community member states will need to raise U.S.$55 billion as a collective contribution towards proposed flagship infrastructure projects. The projects, which are seen as key in connecting the six partner states, were approved in Tanzania during a meeting of the EAC's council on transport, communication and metereology.

President Yoweri Museveni (in hat), the Omukama of Bunyoro Solomon Gafabusa Iguru, left, and the Tanzanian foreign affairs minister Dr Augustine Mahiga, right, commission the oil pipeline.

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