Is China's Belt and Road Initiative Just a Bedtime Story In Africa?
'Once upon a time several routes led from China to central Asia and to Europe. It was called the Silk Road. People put things on camels and crossed the desert to trade with other people. Then later, ships travelled through Southeast Asia to Africa and they would bring things back to China, like giraffes.
'A few years ago China's President Xi Jinping proposed making new routes like the old routes. But even bigger. It's called the Belt and Road Initiative.'
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