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Macky Sall hijacks China's west African train

Macky Sall, Senegal's President, already reaping the dividends from the Train Express Regional
Macky Sall, Senegal's President, already reaping the dividends from the Train Express Regional © Reuters/Kim Kyung Hoon
By exploiting Beijing's concerns over the lack of security in Mali, the Senegalese president is seeking to revise the project to overhaul the rail connection between Dakar and Bamako, one of China's many commercial and diplomatic mega-projects in the sub-region [...] (622 words)
Issue dated 21/02/2018 Reading time 3 minutes
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