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Train Connects North, South of ‘Africa’s Giant’ Nigeriai
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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.


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