African Inter-Rail Project Gets Donor Support

The World Bank and African Development Bank have committed financial backing to build a rail that will link Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi, The New Times reports. An inter-ministerial meeting among the countries' infrastructure ministers confirmed the banks' commitment. Experts expect the railway line to be completed by 2014.

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    Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino is an associate editor for Devex and leads the company's news team in Manila. She played a critical role in conceptualizing the Development Newswire. Prior to joining Devex in 2004, she has already published articles and news briefs for Internet media organizations and for the Institute for Ethics and Economic Policy at Fordham University in New York. She earned her bachelor's in political science and master's in public affairs from the University of the Philippines. Eliza is a member of Mensa Philippines.