Traffic chaos has left truck drivers waiting up to a month to access Nigeria’s largest port in Lagos. Poor roads, lack of other ports, a recent strike and mismanagement appear to be the main explanations for the congestion.
Nigeria's waters have become a dumping ground for shipwrecks and the people living on the coastline say the unserviceable vessels abandoned by local and international shipping companies are making their lives hard.
Gridlock is a challenge for fast-growing urban Africa, where the middle class is acquiring more cars. In Rwanda, the German car maker Volkswagen is trying out an alternative transport system.
A cargo plane has crashed near the city of Abidjan in Ivory Coast, killing four and injuring six. Moldovans and French nationals were on board.
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