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The Nigerian Customs Service has reacted to a traveler's claim of being maltreated by its officers because of her tribe and gender.  In a statement released by Customs' spokesperson Joseph Attah, the woman identified as Mrs. Udensi Adaeze Nwagboliwe who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport onboard a British […]

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A retired military officer, Colonel Hassan Stan-Labo, says the border closure operation has helped Nigeria’s economy and security greatly and he wishes the closure will remain for the next 25years.   Stan-Labo disclosed this on Monday, October 21st during an interview on Channels Television. According to him, both […]

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‘Africa’s fastest train’ steams ahead in Morocco

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‘Africa’s fastest train’ steams ahead in Morocco

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI and French President Emmanuel Macron have inaugurated what has been described as Africa‘s fastest train, with a trip from the northwestern city of Tangier to the capital, Rabat.

The railway, known as the LGV, will more than halve the travel time between the industrial and commercial hubs of Casablanca and Tangier to two hours and 10 minutes, instead of four hours and 45 minutes, according to officials.

The project was completed after seven years of work in a 22.9bn dirhams ($2.4bn) project joint-funded by France, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.

Morocco bought 12 double-decker high-speed trains from the French group Alstom to be operated by the state-owned railway ONCF, which expects six million passengers to use the new service annually.

The king and the French president on Thursday boarded the train at Tangier after they were handed tickets by the Director General of Morocco’s National Railway Office, Mohamed Rabie Khlie, according to state news agency MAP.

Last year, Jean-Yves Le Drian, France’s foreign minister, called the railway “the fastest train on the African continent” during a visit to Morocco to sign a loan deal between the ONCF and the French Development Agency.

Authorities have said the project is part of a larger rail plan aimed at upgrading Morocco’s transportation system and …

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