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African countries seek to revive Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline dream

Nigeria, Algeria and Niger are renewing efforts to implement a decades-old plan, as they look to benefit from EU efforts to wean itself off Russian gas. But is there enough political will and funding for the project?

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