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Gov’t signs deal to extend Cameroon – Chad railway network

Journal du Cameroun | The Government of Cameroon and that of Chad have signed an aide-memoire with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to extend the railway network linking Ngaoundere in Cameroon and Djamena in Chad.

The signing ceremony chaired by Cameroon’s Minister of Transport, Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo’o was done in the presence of the Director General of Cooperation and Regional Integration, Charles Assamba Ongondo .

During the signing ceremony, Charles Assamba Ongondo explained that the document is in relation to feasibility studies carried out ahead of the construction of the railway linking both towns. He said the three signatories had earlier on, in consultation with the Cameroon – Chad Railway Commission, agreed to carry out feasibility studies for the railway.

He noted that the board ofAfDB will after today’s signing, go through the file and decided if they will go on with financing the project.

Minister Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo’o on his part also indicated that the aide-memoire will be presented in the next board meeting of the Cameroon – Chad Railway Commission.

The railway extension is expected to cover a distance of 900km. The project will be financed to the tune of close to 5000 billion CFAF.

This will add up to the transport networks linking up Cameroon and Chad.

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9 comments

  1. Rewarding the mercenary assistance they are perpetrating in beheading Ambazonians right? The Nigerian Senate is raising a case against their president and minister of defense. The Israeli general Mayer Heres is under fire for training the BIR militia orchestrating a genocide in Ambazonia. The US through ambassador Hailey is bending the hands of the UN to conduct a referendum. The pieces are finally falling together. Maintain your brutality and see how it shall fast track the disintegration of Cameroon right under your nostrils.

    • Épée Dipanda

      Yes.
      And when that referendum decides freely and fairly that Ambazonians would like to continue in slavery.
      I, Épée Dipanda of the great line of my ancestors Mouelle and Din shall proceed to join the party of the flame-RDPC, the flame which burns everything that it touches to ashes.

    • Referendum in your dreams . US has no effect on Cameroon . Keep dreaming about a referendum . Ain’t going to happen . Keep buying the propanganda being spread by Mark Bareta aka Mark Bara, Tapang Ivo, Akosun Pauline et al

      • Your Mami Pima

        • @AmbaBlood
          Empty Gon-Gon, when you lack argument, you insult other, I pity those supporting Division . That is how many of you think. IF I CAN GET WHAT I WANT, I WILL BURN SCHOOLS AND PUBLIC OFFICES.
          YOUR CHILDREN WILL SUFFER FROM THIS TOMORROW AND YOU WILL LOOK BACK AND SAY I AM BEEN CURSE.

  2. Great news. Moving heavy freight to rail saves roads and lives. Get Chad to pay for it.

    • I agree with you on that point MD these are the kind of comments I like not always complaining over France to justify your laziness Kikiki.

  3. who is fulling who here..
    why dont just go to work and stop talking..
    We are the only country in the world with no merit.Ministers are stealing and hiding in the west..The president is not capable to deliver..They keep fooling the people and 35 years after, some still believe in this ?..

    We will build roads, infrastructure with words while other african countries are growing..
    HAve a look at Rwanda..They was genocide in 1994, 23 years after they can help us in every sector..Is this not a prove that something is not right in Cameroon?..

  4. That seems rediculously expensive considering iron can be domesticly sourced ,was or will this job be published and put out for public tender?