Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Macky Sall of Senegal at the Presidential Palace in Dakar on July 21. The visit included the signing of a trade deal. Photo: EPA-EFE/STR

Xi Jinping’s trip to Africa cements continent’s growing ties to China, and Beijing’s loans

Worries that the ambitious push for belt and road projects will leave African nations saddled with debt

Topic |   China-Africa relations

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Macky Sall of Senegal at the Presidential Palace in Dakar on July 21. The visit included the signing of a trade deal. Photo: EPA-EFE/STR
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