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Senior Level Stakeholders From China, Africa Gather in Beijing to Discuss How to Finance African Infrastructure

Wu Peng is China's top diplomat for sub-Saharan Africa.

The African Union’s mission in Beijing together with the consultancy Development Reimagined organized a two-day event this week in the Chinese capital that brought together high-level stakeholders from both China and Africa to discuss how to finance the next stage of Africa’s infrastructure development.

The hybrid online/offline event opened on Wednesday with a keynote address by Kenyan presidential hopeful and AU infrastructure lead Raila Odinga who spoke of the need to transition from bilateral to regional infrastructure development as part of the AU’s Program for Infrastructure Development for Africa initiative.

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