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The Central Chinese Province of Hunan is Now a Major Hub For China-Africa Engagement

When most people think about the major centers of Sino-Africa engagement, cities like Guangzhou and Beijing tend to come to mind first. How about Changsha? Well, not so much.

But if you’re not familiar with what’s going on in Changsha and elsewhere in Hunan province, then you should be because the region is fast becoming one of the most important hubs in the broader China-Africa relationship.

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