(1) A a Yaoundé-Douala-Calabar-Iko
(2) A Lomé-Cotonou-Badagry-Apapa
(3) An Abuja-Niamey-Ouagadougou-B
(4) A Maiduguri-Ndjamena-Khartou
(5) A Lagos-Cotonou-Lomé-Accra-A
(6) A Calabar-Yaoundé-Libreville
(7) A Calabar-Yaoundé-Libreville
(8) An audacious Abuja-Yaoundé-Kinshasa-Lus
(9) An Abuja-Ndjamena-Khartoum-Ca
(10) An East African tourist line from Abuja-Bangui-Lumumbashi-Ki
I am sure that if this African renaissance plan was sold to international investors it would excite them a lot and attract investors. I cannot think of an easier way to double Africa’s gross domestic product within five years than this.
At the end of every line must be a processing plant. This plan will have the slogan “No more African raw exports.”
A little bit of imagination is required if we are serious about ending poverty on our continent. As things stand, we appear stuck in an intellectual time warp.