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Cameroon train crash investigation points to brake system failure

In this week's edition: brake failure is to blame for the train crash in Cameroon, Maiduguri's economic woes continue under Boko Haram's insurgency and Rwandan women take to two wheels.


Brake failure is to blame for last month's deadly train crash in Cameroon. That's according to newly-uncovered documents amid the ongoing investigation. We tell you more in our exclusive report.

Also, when hitting the road is high-risk. We take a closer look at cross-border trade in Nigeria, which has suffered amid the Boko Haram insurgency.

And women in Rwanda take to two wheels. While across the country it's mostly men pedalling from A to B, we visit one village where bicycles are the transport of choice for everybody.

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