Mozambique: Catembe-Ponta do Ouro road to be rebuilt

26 June 2008

Maputo, Mozambique, 26 June – Rebuilding of the 117 kilometres of the road linking Catemba to Ponta do Ouro in the Mozambican province of Maputo, began last week Mozambican newspaper Notícias reported this week.

Work, which is expected to take two months, will be the responsibility of Empresa Nacional de Obras Públicas (ENOP), which was granted the tender for management and maintenance of the road for a three-year period.

Despite not giving a figure for the value of the project, Luís Matsinhe, councillor for the Municipal District of Catembe, said funding came from the government via the National Roads Administration (ANE).

The rebuilding of the road will make Access to the tourist areas of Maputo province easier, namely Ponta do Ouro, Bela Vista, Matutuíne, Ponta Malongane, amongst others. (macauhub)