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Why China Building a Small Power Plant in a Small Congolese Town is Such a Big Deal

Chinese contractors signed a contract to build a power plant in the small town of Kenge, 269 kilometers outside of Kinshasa.

A consortium of Chinese entrepreneurs based in Angola recently signed an agreement to build an electric power generation facility in the small Congolese city of Kenge, 269 kilometers west of the capital Kinshasa, according to Radio Okapi.

Not much is known about the project, beyond that, the town of 42,000 people will get electricity for the first time. And that’s why this announcement is so important.

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