FT Report: China, Japan square off in Africa
A major railway project connecting Nairobi with Mombasa is just one of many Chinese-led infrastructure projects that are reshaping Kenya, and making Japan take notice, as the two Asian giants offer different approaches to doing business in Africa.
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