African development bank approves 770 mln euro loan for ivory coast

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ABIDJAN Dec 16 The board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a 770 million euro ($805 million) loan for Ivory Coast for road upgrades in the commercial capital Abidjan, including a fourth bridge over the city's lagoon, the bank said on Friday.

"The project ... will allow for an improvement in traffic flow, reduce road accidents, reinforce urban management