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Ofentse Mokwena | SA's hopes for high-speed rail must be an African journey

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Transportation strategy should be looking at SA’s role as champion of the African Union’s work, while grappling with domestic development and reforms. This is both for confidence within and beyond our borders - especially if the continent is leaning towards industrialisation, says Ofentse Mokwena.

Humour clouded the air when President Cyril Ramaphosa contended that an Africa-wide high-speed rail network is part of South Africa's future. When the 4th Industrial Revolution bulldozed the mainstream discourse, it seemed implausible and severely unjust if the transition occurs in haste.

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