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Saudi economic relations with sub-Saharan Africa continue to grow

South Africa's president will soon visit the Saudi kingdom, and the Saudi Fund for Development recently agreed to help the Central African Republic develop solar energy.
The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) provided a soft loan to light roads using solar energy in the Central African Republic.

Two notable developments in Saudi-Africa relations occurred this week. 

The Saudi Fund for Development signed an agreement yesterday to finance a public lighting project utilizing solar power in the Central African Republic. The lights will be used on roads in the country’s capital city Bangui, the official Saudi Press Agency reported. 

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