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Zambia’s President Hichilema Clarifies Chinese Loans’ Role in Debt Crisis

Zambian President Haikinde Hichilema speaking at Council on Foreign Relations event in New York on December 13, 2022. Image via CFR.

As Ghana sinks into debt distress, many are looking to Zambia’s debt restructuring process for clues on how China will feature.

Zambia’s President Hakainde Hichilema provided a glimpse into his government’s thinking about Chinese debt at a Council on Foreign Relations event last week.

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