Karonga-Chitipa road is officially open, more than 10 years late

From Face of Malawi Wed Jan 9 2013, 00:14:04

Malawi President Joyce Banda on Monday said the completion of the Karonga-Chitipa Road will help the country economically. The 101-kilometre road project was initiated by the late president Bingu wa Mutharika in 2004. A Taiwanese company started the road construction, but dumped it after Malawi switched diplomatic ties to the People's Republic of China. Said [...]

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