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Sudan Crisis is Adding to China’s Debt Woes in Africa

A Sudanese refugee who fled into Ethiopia with her child. Image: Aymeric Vincenot / AFP

As the civil war in Sudan threatens to turn into a regional conflict, it could take a significant chunk of Chinese financing with it.

At least $5 billion worth of Chinese loans to Sudan are now in danger as hundreds of thousands of Sudanese flee, and conflict rages in the capital of Khartoum.

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