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New Foreign Ministry Annex in Ghana and a Newly Refurbished Parliament Building in Malawi Are China’s Latest “Gifts” to African Governments

Chinese ambassador to Ghana Lu Kun together with Foreign Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey break ground on the new foreign ministry annex in Accra. Images via the Chinese Embassy in Accra.

Ghana’s Foreign Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey was visibly excited to see what her new office will look like in the new $20 million foreign ministry annex building that will be entirely paid for by China.

Botchwey was joined by the Chinese ambassador to Accra Lu Kun on Tuesday to break ground on the project that will take 26 months to complete.

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