China: Africa’s Newest Baby Sitter

For a week, starting Monday August 27, China’s state-run CCTV English news channel had been broadcasting a series titled “Brothers: Hand in Hand with Africa” on their Storyboard documentary programme.

The series documented the various projects the Chinese government and various Chinese companies are carrying out across Africa, from roads in Kenya to mobile phone infrastructure in Ethiopia, schools in Ghana, water treatment facilities in Cameroon, stadiums in Angola, government buildings in Uganda and on and on, at all levels of heavy infrastructure.

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