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From Our Own Correspondent - The Great Nigerian Train Ride

Correspondents around the world. It's no high-speed rail line, but it's far from dull on the 31-hour train journey from Lagos to Kano in northern Nigeria. Presented by Kate Adie.

Stories from around the world. Today: Will Grant in Mexico on the night horror descended on a beach holiday on the shores of the Pacific Ocean. Why were 21, 000 knives handed out on the streets of Mumbai? Alex Preston was there and has the answer. Chris Morris finds out what the building with the biggest carpet in Europe can tell us about attitudes to the EU. Richard Hamilton senses a swagger of self-confidence on the streets of Nairobi but, he says, the ghosts of an older Kenya are never far away. And high-speed rail it isn't, but Will Ross finds it far from dull on the noon train to Kano in northern Nigeria. Producer: Tony Grant.

  • Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 11:30AM Sat, 9 Feb 2013
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 11:30AM Sat, 9 Feb 2013
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  • Duration 30 minutes

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