March 10, 2012

China's Not Helping Africa

Ioannis Gatsiounis, Washington Times

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When the new Chinese-funded African Unionheadquarters was unveiled last month in Addis Ababa, Equatorial Guinea’s president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, hailed the $200 million spectacle of marble and glass as “a reflection of the new Africa.” Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi called it a symbol “of the African renaissance.”

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