US trashes Chinese aid to Malawi

From Face of Malawi Sun Dec 16 2012, 05:29:18

A leaked cable by former US ambassador to Malawi Peter Bodde to Washington has trashed Chinese aid to Malawi, describing it as a 'Big Bark, Small Bite'. The cable says by contrast, America's annual assistance to Malawi now stands at over US $100 million. "And it already far exceeds China's projected aid totals over the [...]

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