Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (second from right) speaks at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Yokohama on Thursday. Photo: Kyodo

China isn’t trying to lead African countries into debt trap but plays ‘important role’, lender says

  • African Development Bank president says investment from China and other nations closes funding gap for crucial infrastructure projects
  • Akinwumi Adesina urges Tokyo and Beijing to play ‘complementary roles’
Topic |   China-Africa relations

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (second from right) speaks at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Yokohama on Thursday. Photo: Kyodo
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