Why China's audacious building plans could be a major strain on African economies

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Why China's audacious building plans could be a major strain on African economies
© boyenigma – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]</span>It has been described by Chinese president Xi Jinping as the “project of the century”. And the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative is certainly ambitious. A massive infrastructural development program that will potentially span 60 countries, and cost an estimated $5tn, it will mean building new rail networks, roadways, and pipelines across Asia, Europe, and Africa.
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