It’s been almost 120 days since terrorists attacked a Kaduna-bound train. It’s been almost 120 days of hell for those abducted and their families, as they keep hoping government performs one of its primary constitutional duties: ensuring the security and welfare of its citizens.
Ivory Coast: Work on the future urban train in Abidjan has begun. The people living along the route were forced to relocate. But many are yet received compensation.The Abidjan urban train line will replace the old railroad linking Abidjan to Ouagadougou.
The Federal Government has blamed delays in completing some major projects, including railways, on the paucity of funds. Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, in this exclusive with Guardian TV spoke on the delay in the execution and completion of all railway projects. He also gave insight into the kind of leader he would want to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 as well as the reasons for the increasing insecurity in the South-South.
For thousands of migrants, hitching a ride on a freight train is the fastest way to get to the USA. But this route is also one of the most perilous.
13 Oct 2021
Chinese and foreign figure skaters train ahead of the 2021 CS Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy, which will be held in Beijing this week as a test event for the 2022 Winter Olympics. All journalists and Winter Olympics staff are required to wear masks inside the stadium as Covid-19 prevention measures.
2 Oct 2021
Cambodian anti-landmine authorities are training dogs to sniff out Covid-19, hoping the sharp-nosed canines normally used to detect underground explosives can keep the virus on a tight leash.
25 Aug 2021
Forces train in Afghanistan's last anti-Taliban holdout Panjshir which remains the only holdout against the Taliban after the hardline Islamists took control of Afghanistan.
14 Jul 2021
Syrian weightlifter Maan Asaad and high jumper Majd Eddin Ghazal are preparing to participate in the Tokyo Olympics after a 2 year hiatus from competing internationally because of COVID-19. The lack of international participation has impacted Maan according to his brother and trainer, Qays.
17 Jun 2021
A freight train derailed and toppled onto houses alongside the tracks in western Mexico on Tuesday, killing one resident and injuring three others, emergency services said.
23 May 2021
A train derailment and subsequent fire prompted evacuations in northwest Iowa on Sunday, due to concerns over the train’s cargo of ammonium nitrate. An 8-kilometre radius around the derailment site of 47 train cars was evacuated and a community hall was made available for evacuees.
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.