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Passengers queue to ride Ethiopia's new tramway on September 20, 2015 in Addis Abada. Sub-Saharan Africa's first modern tramway opened in the Ethiopian capital on September 20, marking the completion of a massive Chinese-funded infrastructure project hailed as a major step in the country's economic development. Even before the ribbon was cut, several hundred residents were queueing for a ride on the Chinese-driven trams, which have the capacity to carry 60,000 passengers a day across the capital of Africa's second most populous nation. The two line, 34-kilometre (21 mile) system was built by the China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC), costing $475 million, 85 percent of which has been covered by China's Exim bank. AFP PHOTO / MULUGETA AYENE

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