DJIBOUTI -- Infrastructure projects financed by Chinese capital are gathering steam in Djibouti, causing concern in Washington that the tiny East African nation is falling into a debt trap that will allow Beijing to reinforce its influence on the continent. With the coronavirus spreading in the Horn of Africa, its fiscal burden may further increase.
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Coronavirus in Djibouti increases risk of China debt trap
Horn of Africa nation sees rapid infrastructure development, but with trade-offs