The Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Guage Railway, funded by China, opened in 2017. Japan has criticised Chinese lending practices in Africa. Photo: Xinhua

Japan seeks to counter China in Africa with alternative ‘high-quality’ development

  • Beijing will be watching as leaders of African nations and international organisations gather for development summit in Yokohama later this month
  • Tokyo is expected to use the conference to articulate how its approach to aid and infrastructure is different from Chinese projects
Topic |   Africa

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The Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Guage Railway, funded by China, opened in 2017. Japan has criticised Chinese lending practices in Africa. Photo: Xinhua
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