The US$200 million African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is “still very much defined as the AU building that China built for Africans”. Photo: African Union The US$200 million African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is “still very much defined as the AU building that China built for Africans”. Photo: African Union
The US$200 million African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is “still very much defined as the AU building that China built for Africans”. Photo: African Union

Why China is building gleaming new government facilities in Africa

  • From foreign ministry headquarters to presidential palaces, Beijing is funding projects across the continent
  • But concerns have been raised over the potential for bugging and how African nations will ‘pay back’ China

Topic |   China-Africa relations
The US$200 million African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is “still very much defined as the AU building that China built for Africans”. Photo: African Union The US$200 million African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is “still very much defined as the AU building that China built for Africans”. Photo: African Union
The US$200 million African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is “still very much defined as the AU building that China built for Africans”. Photo: African Union
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