Hu Jintao will be in Addis Abeba to give "gift to Africa"

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By De Birhan Media 
20-1-2012


” China’s gift to Africa” they call it. The new AU Conference Complex will be inaguarted by the Chinese President Hu Jintao who will be in Addis on the 28th of Jan,. 2011. The premises stands on the site of an infamous prison where former dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam executed 60 top officials of the late Emperor Haile Selassie. Former city mayor, Arkebe Okubay granted the land in 2004. China spent a crazy 200million dollar to build the complex. Does the West really worry now about China’s immersion into AU/Africa? Jintao in 2007 said, China was building it to “to support African countries in their efforts to strengthen themselves through unity and support the process of African integration.”

In this video China Daily’s reporter D J Clark visits the new buildings construction,