Photographer: Riccardo Gangale/Bloomberg

Africa's $30 Billion Rail Renaissance Holds Ticket for Trade

  • Railway will link Mombasa port to landlocked Uganda, Rwanda
  • Enough track to connect Cape Town with Copenhagen are planned

On a sweltering Kenyan morning on the outskirts of a national wildlife park, Chinese and local workers maneuver a massive concrete rail-bridge structure onto towering support piers. In the distance, trucks loaded with shipping containers rumble down a highway.

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