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One African Nation Put the Brakes on Chinese Debt. But Not for Long. (The New York Times)
November 23, 2018
By Dionne Searcey and Jaime Yaya Berry
From the article:
DAKAR, Senegal — The new international airport in Sierra Leone was supposed to be a shiny welcome center for travelers — a symbol showing that after a devastating civil war and an Ebola epidemic, the nation was finally open for business.
But last month, the government decided that the multimillion-dollar price tag was too high, so it canceled the financing that made construction possible: a more than $300 million loan from China that Sierra Leone might have struggled to repay.