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Akufo-Addo in SA to Witness the Signing Ceremony for the Commencement of Accra Sky Train Project

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa (SA), to attend the 2nd Edition of the Africa Investment Forum.

He will hold a meeting with the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Karen Dunn Kelley, and witness the signing ceremony for the commencement of the Accra Sky Train Project.

The President was accompanied by the Minister for Railways Development, Hon. Joe Ghartey; and officials of the Presidency and Foreign Ministry.

The government is engaged in an assessment of the $3 billion Accra Sky Train Project signed with a South African group, Africa Investment SkyTrain Consortium.

The Sky Train Project is expected to ease the increasing road traffic congestion in Accra and boost economic activities in the capital city Accra.

The African Investment SkyTrain Consortium is made up Wilson Bayly Holmes, a construction engineering company in South Africa; BUNENGI Group, a project development company focused on developing projects in infrastructure; and Ai Capital, the investment and financing arm of the Ai Group, one of the most in influential international investment banking advisory groups focused on Africa.

Source: Kofi Atakora/ 

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