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Mon Jan 30, 2012, 03:54 PM

African Union Opens New Headquarters Funded By China

From Radio Free Europe:
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The Chinese government fully financed the construction of the 20-story tower overlooking a conference center in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa

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China's top political adviser, Jiao Qinglan, said the gift is a "symbol of deepening relations."

He said China is Africa's largest commercial partner and Chinese investment there amounts to $13 billion.




Hrmm....

PB

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Mon Jan 30, 2012, 04:06 PM

1. The rush for Africa, Part II!!

 

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