BUSINESS FLOURISHES AS ANGOLA REVITALISES HISTORIC RAILROAD

A REBUILT RAILWAY STRETCHING MORE THAN 1300 KILOMETRES HAS CUT THE TRAVEL TIME TO A MATTER OF DAYS INSTEAD OF WEEKS.

JON SCHUBERT AN ANTHROPOLOGIST FROM BRUNEL UNIVERSITY IN LONDON NOTES THAT ORDINARY ANGOLANS STAND TO BENEFIT TOO.

In the Angolan capital of Luanda, logistics companies are rubbing their hands.
Jon Schubert an anthropologist from Brunel University in London notes that ordinary Angolans stand to benefit too.
Now though, some are looking west: through Angola to the Atlantic port of Lobito.

In the heart of mineral rich southern Africa, mining companies have several options to get their cargo to port - traditionally they would look eastwards to Dar es Salaam, Beira or Durban on the Indian Ocean, a journey that...

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