Africa is a continent hungry for investments, especially in the infrastructure sector. 39 out of the 54 African nations are part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
A study from The World Bank shows that the GDP of Sub-Saharan Africa can grow four percent, thanks to Chinese investments.
Sumitra Nydoo has this report, from Johannesburg.
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- Temi Ibirogba is a Research Associate for the Africa Program at the Center for International Policy.
- Abdullahi Boru Halakhe is an Africa Security and Policy Analyst.
- David Shinn is a former U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso.
- Einar Tangen is a current affairs commentator.
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