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To allow easy shipment of manganese ore, Bollore will rehabilitate the Abidjan-Kaya railway line. (Image source: Eisenbahner/Flickr)

French investment group Bollore and Pan African Minerals have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a US$895mn railway project linking Côte dIvoire and Burkina Faso


For years, Zambia has relied on the Tazara railway line for the transport of copper. (Image source: Bobolink/Flickr)

Zambia has announced plans to construct five new railway lines as part of efforts to provide reliable and cost-effective bulk transportation for industries such as mining, agriculture and energy

The railway line will also have 22 railway stations which will spread across 10 states. (Image source: Wikimedia Commons)

Nigeria’s Transportation Ministry has awarded a US$13.1bn contract to China Railway Construction Corporation Limited to build a coastal railway line in the country, that will extend across 10 of its 36 states

According to the deal, the Belgian company will fund the entire project line. (Image source: jhm024/Flickr)

Belgiums Préfarail has signed an agreement with Cameroon to construct the countrys first tramway in the capital city of Yaoundé

A breakdown of the $14bn railway project shows that Phase One is expected cost US$3.8bn. (Image source: MH Dunavan/

Kenya is set to begin the Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway construction as soon as funds are released by China after signing of an agreement in May 2014

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