Thousands of Chinese workers are currently building infrastructure in Africa. Photo: AFP

China touts ‘martyrs’ killed working on Zambia infrastructure projects as symbol of friendship

  • China’s role in southern Africa has prompted a growing backlash, but Beijing says workers’ ‘sacrifice’ shows depth of its commitment
  • Plan for new cemetery for construction workers hailed as symbol of ties between the two countries
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Thousands of Chinese workers are currently building infrastructure in Africa. Photo: AFP
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