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Ethiopia and Djibouti have launched the first fully electrified cross-border railway line in Africa.

Ethiopia and Djibouti have launched the first fully electrified cross-border railway line in Africa

Ethiopia and Djibouti have launched the first fully electrified cross-border railway line in Africa.

Passengers ride Ethiopia's new tramway on September 20, 2015 in Addis Ababa (AFP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)

Addis Ababa opens first modern tramway in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa’s first modern tramway opened in the Ethiopian capital on Sunday, marking the completion of a massive infrastructure project hailed as a major step in the country’s economic development.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Ethiopia bets on grand projects in drive for industrial power

Chinese workers mingle with Ethiopians putting the finishing touches to a metro line that cuts through Addis Ababa, one of a series of grand state infrastructure projects that Ethiopia hopes will help it mimic Asia’s industrial rise.