Railways in Africa. Puffed Out

The railway station at Lubumbashi, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s second city and the centre of its mining trade, has seen better days. Outside the 1920s Belgian-built whitewashed station, hawkers sell bus tickets south to Zambia and South Africa. Travellers would do much better buying one than going inside—trains in Congo are not for the faint-hearted-Economist


About Nelly Niyonzima

For Africa, International Relations, Geopolitical Trends and Strategic Issues.
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