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The cargo plane crashed in a residential area of Congo-Brazzaville's economic capital, Pointe-Noire, killing at least 16 people. The Antonov plane, operated by Trans Air Congo, crashed as it was trying to land
Trans-Cameroon Railway (1964-1987) With its 886 km total length, the Trans-Cameroon Railway is a cornerstone of Cameroon’s social and economic development from its independence in 1960. It crosses the entire country, linking the Atlantic coast region to the northern internal region, and Cameroon to Chad, the Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, and Equatorial Guinea. Three quarters of the Trans-Cameroon runs through equatorial forest, while the reminder travel over savannah. In 1964 the improvements to the existing rail system and its expansion toward the northern region were commissioned to the Italian company Cogefar (Today part of the Salini Impregilo’s history, it was established in 1959 and merged in Impregilo in 1994), starting with the connection between the capital Yao...
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Trans World Sport travelled to the DR Congo city of Goma to find out more about the Football and Tennis scenes in the city. Subscribe to Trans World Sport: http://goo.gl/5kBsQ TWS features sports action from around the globe, including reports from the biggest international competitions, in-depth features on lesser-known sports and profiles of rising stars of the future. Follow us: http://twitter.com/TransWorldSport Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/transworldsport87
Balezi Bagunda, or Kibomango, as he's also known, fought as a child soldier in the Congo Wars and he was witness to many horrific crimes. He lost his left eye to shrapnel during the war, and with it his dreams of becoming a professional boxer. However, when he left the army and returned to his home in Goma, he was determined that the next generation would be spared the life he had endured. He set up a Boxing gym in the terraces of Goma's oldest Football stadium for the street kids and for those fleeing the rebel army recruiters. Subscribe to Trans World Sport: http://goo.gl/5kBsQ TWS features sports action from around the globe, including reports from the biggest international competitions, in-depth features on lesser-known sports and profiles of rising stars of the future. Follow us...