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China now building ghost towns in Africa

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China has been building ghost cities at home for a few years, but now it's done the same in oil rich Angola as well. It must be nice to have that many billions to throw down the toilet like this.

Nova Cidade de Kilamba is a brand-new mixed residential development of 750 eight-storey apartment buildings, a dozen schools and more than 100 retail units.

Designed to house up to half a million people when complete, Kilamba has been built by the state-owned China International Trust and Investment Corporation (CITIC) in under three years at a reported cost of $3.5bn (£2.2bn).

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