JOYOUS AFRICANS TAKE TO THE RAILS WITH CHINAS HELP

HE PREDICTED THAT THE NEW TRAIN WOULD TRANSFORM DJIBOUTI AND ETHIOPIA, AND EVENTUALLY ALL OF AFRICA.

TRAIN OUT OF DJIBOUTI'S CAPITAL DREW SOME OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN THE HORN OF AFRICA LAST MONTH.

When it comes to trade, China surpassed the United States in 2009 to become Africa's biggest trading partner.
train out of Djibouti's capital drew some of the biggest names in the Horn of Africa last month.
Amadou Sy, director of the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution, said the United States was also missing opportunities to cultivate loyal customers.

DJIBOUTI — The 10:24 a.m. train out of Djibouti’s capital drew some of the biggest names in the Horn of Africa last month. Serenaded by a chorus of tribal singers, the crush of African leaders, European diplomats and pop...

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