Trial services on the railway line began last October and regular services transporting goods and passengers are expected to begin early this year. Photo: Xinhua

Why China-built electric railway linking landlocked Ethiopia to sea matters to Beijing and Africa

The 750km line, which began trial services last October and was launched on Tuesday, seen as important milestone in Beijing’s growing presence and influence in Africa

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Trial services on the railway line began last October and regular services transporting goods and passengers are expected to begin early this year. Photo: Xinhua
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