The inauguration ceremony of the railway linking Djibouti with the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, mostly financed by China and built by a Chinese company. Photo: Felix Wong

Chinese firms expand reach in Africa amid fears of ‘new colonialism’

Already dominant in the continent’s manufacturing and resource sectors, Chinese firms are pushing into new areas and leaving their western counterparts in the dust, a report says

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The inauguration ceremony of the railway linking Djibouti with the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, mostly financed by China and built by a Chinese company. Photo: Felix Wong
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