Chinese media take swipe at Clinton over Africa

first_imgChina has poured billions into Africa in recent years, emerging as the continent’s main trading partner and a major source of investment for infrastructure. But its presence has also sparked concerns about labor abuses and corruption.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates BEIJING (AP) – Chinese state media are taking a swipe at U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, saying she is either ignorant of the facts in Africa or ignoring them.Clinton is on trip to Africa seen as boosting U.S. relations there and questioning China’s motives for its investments on the continent.The acerbic commentary Friday from Xinhua News Agency went on to say that Clinton’s “implication that China has been extracting Africa’s wealth for itself is utterly wide of the truth.” Top Stories Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family Clean energy: Why it matters for Arizonacenter_img Men’s health affects baby’s health too Comments   Share   Sponsored Stories New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths How men can have a healthy 2019last_img

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