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Rwanda: Grid developments

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a loan of $266m for the second phase of Rwanda’s Scaling Up Electricity Access Programme, which aims to expand access and improve supply reliability. Rwanda received $46m in 2013 for the first phase of the programme, which is 90% complete and ahead of schedule, the AfDB said.The new facility is split into a $192m AfDB loan and a credit of $74m from the African Development Fund covering the three fiscal years to 2021-22.

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