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Africa’s Newest Chinese-Financed and Constructed Railway Begins Operating in Nigeria

The newest Chinese-built railway in Africa is now officially in service following a Tweet on Monday from the office of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari that launched the new Lagos to Ibadan line.

The $1.59 billion standard gauge railway was mostly financed with loans from the China Exim Bank and built by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC).

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