China Goes to Africa

China Comes to Africa trade between China and Africa has mushroomed to over $106 billion. In a new book, La Chinafrique (ital) photographer Paolo Woods explores the economic,
Paolo Woods

Conkouati National Park, Republic of Congo
Xiang Yang Yé, known in Congo as Philippe, left China at age 17 and joined the French foreign legion. In 2002, he came to work for his sister in Congo. When his family launched a logging business, Yé was tapped to export the materials back to China.

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