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New Power Station in the DR Congo Showcases Why Democratically-Elected Leaders in Africa Really Like Working With China

DRC President Félix Tshisekedi inaugurated a new power substation in Kinshasa that was completed by Chinese contractors during his time in office. Images via @presidence_rdc.

Congolese President Félix Tshisekedi was all smiles on Tuesday when he officially inaugurated a new 220Kv power substation that will significantly improve the power supply to an estimated two million residents in the capital, Kinshasa.

The President was joined by Chinese ambassador Zhao Bin to turn on the new Kinsuka substation that was built by Shanghai Electric and financed largely with a loan from the China Exim Bank.

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