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G8 New Alliance condemned as new wave of colonialism in Africa

G8 New Alliance condemned as new wave of colonialism in Africa | African News | Scoop.it
Critics say landmark initiative to boost agriculture and relieve poverty favours big business to the detriment of small farmers

Via Yekoz
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This is why the Chinese and others are rushing to lease agricultural land across the continent - and, of course, why the leaders of various are rubbing their hands in glee, and making more room under the mattress for the kick-bags.

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China moves in to rebuild Kenya's lunatic line - Telegraph

China moves in to rebuild Kenya's lunatic line - Telegraph | African News | Scoop.it
The Chinese are exploiting the rift between Britain and Kenya to revamp a delapidated colonial railway nework, reports Mike Pflanz
earthdog58's insight:

About time! Let's get those over-loaded trucks off the highway.

 

The British built it to annoy the Germans - and now China is to rebuild it to annoy the Brtiish. I like that.

 

Then again - who will loot the profits this time?

 

Give me a U ... give me a H ... give me a ...

 

 

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Kenya reiterates plan to extend high speed railways to Uganda, Rwanda

Kenya reiterates plan to extend high speed railways to Uganda, Rwanda | African News | Scoop.it
Kenya reiterates plan to extend high speed railways to Uganda, Rwanda

Via Yekoz
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The railway created Kenya - an updated railway would revitalise the country.

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