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AU Official: Chinese Construction of New Africa CDC HQ Moving “Very Smoothly With Full Force”

Construction of the new Chinese-financed Africa CDC headquarters in Addis Ababa. Image via Xinhua.

Chinese construction of the African Union’s new Center for Disease Control headquarters in Addis Ababa is proceeding “very smoothly,” according to Fantahun Hailemichael, coordinator of the Africa CDC headquarters project at the AU, in a report published by China’s state-run news agency Xinhua

Hailemichael said most of the technical work is done and the foundation is nearly finished, just six months after construction first started.

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