Last year Kenyans celebrated the reopening of the Standard Gauge Railway, a train line between Mombasa and Nairobi originally built by British colonists but replaced by a Chinese construction company. The symbolism of that project was not lost on East Africans, who have seen an influx of Chinese money into the region as part of China's global infrastructure initiative known as "Belt and Road."
While some have welcomed the new investment, China's increasing involvement in Africa has also raised concerns of neocolonialism.
This segment aired on February 16, 2018.
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