China is marking the 10th anniversary of its massive Belt and Road Initiative. In the past decade, African countries have seen transformative changes to their economies.
For more on how BRI is impacting Africa, joining us:
- Ebrahim Rasool is a former South African Ambassador to the United States.
- Kingsley Moghalu is a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
- Einar Tangen is a Senior Fellow with the Taihe Institute and the founder and chair of Asia Narratives.
- Abdullahi Boru Halakhe is an Africa Security and Policy Analyst.
A group of train drivers from #Ethiopia and #Djibouti are being trained in #China to work on a major railway linking the two countries. The first electrified cross-border rail link in Africa is a flagship project under China's Belt and Road Initiative. pic.twitter.com/RnttbDbmFL
— CGTN Africa (@cgtnafrica) September 28, 2023
At 487.5 kilometers in length, the Nariobi-Malaba Railway, a Chinese-built standard gauge railway, is a significant Africa-China cooperation project. It was designed as an extension of the Mombasa-Nairobi Railway, as well as an important positive force for regional integration… pic.twitter.com/0fOUj3PCdx
— CGTN Global Business (@CGTNGlobalBiz) September 26, 2023