Monday, April 09, 2018

Colonialism v2.0: Chinese Securing Resources

Benin, Niger back Chinese involvement in mega rail project

The leaders of Benin and Niger have given their backing to Chinese involvement in a controversial major rail infrastructure project set to span several countries. "We have taken stock of the railway issue (and) we tried to see which measures could be taken to move forward," the Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou told reporters in Niamey alongside his Benin counterpart Patrice Talon.