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21 Jun
Britain's biggest rail strike in decades has brought parts of the country to a standstill. Workers are walking out in protest at below-inflation pay rises as the cost-of-living spirals upwards.
4 May
Mining companies in South Africa have resorted to trucking coal to ports to meet a surge in European demand since the war in Ukraine started, bypassing the deteriorating rail infrastructure they blame for billions of dollars in lost revenue.
27 Sep 2021
Farmer unions in India staged a huge protest to pressure the government into withdrawing its controversial reforms.The protests have been ongoing for 10 months, and joined by several opposition parties.
10 Jun 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the 157 kilometres Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project at the Ebute Metta Station now known as the Mobolaji Johnson Station.
1 Jun 2021
Ministers of Transportation, Information inspect the Lagos-Ibadan rail project
14 May 2021
Criminal elements in Nigeria are destroying some of the newly laid rail tracks crisscrossing the country at the moment. The activities of the vandals may as well deny the people in the affected area, Warri-Itakpe axis the opportunity of enjoying affordable and traffic-jam free train services.
13 Jan 2021
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4 Dec 2020
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28 Sep 2020
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29 Jul 2020
Operations of Abuja-Kaduna rail service to resume with a slight increase in fare
5 Dec 2018
Actualisation of Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail project lies with Senate, says Amaechi,
20 Jun 2018
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has given approval for the commencement of commercial operations of the Abuja Light Rail project in the country's federal capital Territory.

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This week on Talking Europe we take a look at some of the other countries, aside from Ukraine, that are knocking on the EU's door to join the bloc. EU leaders held a summit on Thursday with the Western Balkan states to discuss their accession process. For Albania, that started back in 2008 and still hasn't advanced to the negotiations stage. Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama spoke to FRANCE 24’s Luke Brown on the sidelines of the EU-Western Balkans leaders' meeting in Brussels.
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Since Russia invaded Ukraine four months ago, the cost of living crisis has become a global issue. Prices have gone up around the world. In Europe, the countries that use the euro saw an average of 8.1 percent inflation in May. Pressure on prices, combined with stuttering economic growth, has sparked fears of a recession. These concerns could still come into play regarding the EU's response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. In this programme, we're joined by two MEPs to discuss how the EU should balance sanctions against Russia with the risk of recession.
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