Aug 07, 2015

China's Role in Africa's 'Looting Machine' | Eric Olander

In regular visits to Africa, Chinese leaders emphatically reject the accusation of neo-colonialism and that Beijing is only interested in exploiting the continent's natural resources. The reality, though, is much more complicated, according to Financial Times Investigations Correspondent Tom Burgis.

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