May 28, 2011

How India Can Beat China in Africa

Pranay Sharma, Outlook India

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But the growing, even daunting, Chinese presence in Africa has raised serious questions among the locals about Beijing’s intentions in the continent. Stories about China’s slap-dash method of conducting business in Africa abound. There are reports of cracks appearing on the walls of a hospital that the Chinese had recently built in Luanda, Angola; of rains washing away parts of the Lusaka-Chirundu road that Beijing had built in Zambia. Reports of shoddy work are topped off with tales of the ill-treatment meted out to local workers at the hands of Chinese managers. Read Full Article ››

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