How a presidential palace in Burundi fits in with China’s plans in Africa

//How a presidential palace in Burundi fits in with China’s plans in Africa

How a presidential palace in Burundi fits in with China’s plans in Africa

It took four years to build, comes fully equipped with watchtowers and is now the property of the East African nation of Burundi.China handed over the keys to the US$22 million presidential palace in Mutimbuzi district north of Burundi’s commercial capital Bujumbura on Thursday, completing another in a long list of projects by Beijing in the continent.The complex, which covers roughly 10,000 square metres (107,600 sq ft), was fully funded and built by China, and its handover last week was a…

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