The Economist's take on Tansportation in Africa and why others think the future of Africa looks bleak

From MyWeKu.com Sat Feb 16 2013, 03:29:19

Transportation in Africa This week the Economist paints a somewhat optimistic future about transportation in Africa. Mind you most of the optimism comes from plans by African governments to build transportation infrastructure that will spur economic growth. For example Ghana has apparently signed a $6 billion contract to link the South and North of the [...]

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