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China pledges $60bn to develop Africa – BBC News

China pledges $60bn to develop Africa – BBC News

China has announced $60bn (£40bn) of assistance and loans for Africa to help with the development of the continent.

President Xi Jinping said the package would include zero-interest loans as well as scholarships and training for thousands of Africans.

The Chinese leader made the announcement at a major summit between China and Africa in Johannesburg.

Source: China pledges $60bn to develop Africa – BBC News