Africa

Train Connects North, South of ‘Africa’s Giant’ Nigeriai
X
April 18, 2013 7:56 PM
For the first time in a decade, Nigeria is operating a train line that links the north and south of the country, which is Africa’s most populous nation. For VOA, Heather Murdock takes us on a ride on the 1,100-kilometer trip from Lagos in the south to the northern city of Kano.

Train Connects North, South of ‘Africa’s Giant’ Nigeria

Published April 18, 2013

For the first time in a decade, Nigeria is operating a train line that links the north and south of the country, which is Africa’s most populous nation. For VOA, Heather Murdock takes us on a ride on the 1,100-kilometer trip from Lagos in the south to the northern city of Kano.


You May Like

Lebanese Media Unite to Support Palestinians in Gaza

Joint newscast billed as Arab world’s first unified news bulletin in support of Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip More

Photogallery Australian PM Alleges ‘Coverup’ at MH17 Crash Site

Meanwhile, Russia's ambassador to Malaysia denies plane's black boxes were opened before they were handed over to Malaysian officials More

Despite Advances in AIDS Treatment, Stigma Lingers

Leading immunologist tells VOA that stigma is often what prevents those infected with disease from seeking treatment More