Cameroon Awards US$96 Million In Road Contracts

Two Chinese firms won work on the Maroua-Bogo-Pouss Road.

By Liz Bains on
1st September 2023

Cameroon’s Ministry of Public Works has awarded contracts worth US$96 million for development works on the Maroua-Bogo-Pouss Road, Bogo-Pouss section.

The work, which covers 78.9km of road development, has been divided into two lots. 

The CFAF 29.5 billion (US$ 48.7 million) contract for Lot 1 covering the Bogo-Guirvidig junction (32.86km), Bogo (5km) and Maroua (6.2km) road systems was awarded to China’s CGCOC Group.

The CFAF 28.7 billion (US$ 47.4 million) contract for Lot 2, covering Guirvidig-Pouss (30.86km), Maga (2km) and Guirvidig (2km) road systems was awarded to Xinjiang Communications Construction Group, also from China.

The execution period for both contracts is 24 months.

The contract awards were announced on 23 August. The African Development Bank is supporting the project.

Photo: Road works © wabeno |

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