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Kenya gets US$750M from the World Bank to develop its arid north

Kenya has secured US$750M from the World Bank for projects aimed at developing the economy of its arid northeastern regions, the World Bank said.

The funds would be used on projects “to improve the movement of people and goods, digital connectivity and access to social services for over 3.2 million people”, the World Bank said in a statement.

It would target areas covered by the Isiolo-Mandera regional road corridor, the lender said.

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Source: Reuters

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