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China, African Union Break Ground on New HQ For the Africa Centers for Disease Control

Chinese diplomats and African Union officials participate in a groundbreaking ceremony in Addis Ababa for the new Africa CDC headquarters.

Senior African Union officials together with Chinese diplomats led a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday at the site of the new Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

Just as with the African Union’s own headquarters, the new CDC building will be largely financed by the Chinese government. Chinese contractors will build the facility.

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