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(Bloomberg) — Over the past two decades, China has built major infrastructure projects in nearly every country in Africa, leaving some Western powers uneasy amid wider concerns about Beijing’s intentions on the continent. A closer look, however, shows that allegations of so-called debt trap diplomacy are – at least so far – unfounded. In this episode of Africa+, Bloomberg pulls the layers of conventional wisdom and fraught…

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