Zambian President Edgar Lungu (left) greets Chinese workers from Aviation Industry Corporation of China in Lusaka earlier this month. Photo: AFP
Zambian President Edgar Lungu (left) greets Chinese workers from Aviation Industry Corporation of China in Lusaka earlier this month. Photo: AFP

Fears in Zambia of huge debt bust from China-fuelled building boom

Critics say Lusaka is hiding the extent of the country’s borrowings from Beijing and could be about to hand over control of key state assets

Zambian President Edgar Lungu (left) greets Chinese workers from Aviation Industry Corporation of China in Lusaka earlier this month. Photo: AFP
Zambian President Edgar Lungu (left) greets Chinese workers from Aviation Industry Corporation of China in Lusaka earlier this month. Photo: AFP
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