Chinese Vice-Premier Sun Chunlan meets Ghanaian Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia in Accra. Photo: Xinhua

Ghana goes ahead with US$2 billion Chinese bauxite barter deal that has conservationists up in arms

  • Beijing will supply infrastructure funds, grants and debt forgiveness to West African nation in exchange for ore vital to aluminium production
  • Bauxite will be mined close to source of rivers that provide water for five million people
Topic |   China-Africa relations

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Chinese Vice-Premier Sun Chunlan meets Ghanaian Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia in Accra. Photo: Xinhua
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Jevans Nyabiage

Jevans Nyabiage

Kenyan journalist Jevans Nyabiage is South China Morning Post's first Africa correspondent. Based in Nairobi, Jevans keeps an eye on China-Africa relations and also Chinese investments, ranging from infrastructure to energy and metal, on the continent.