Friday, February 20, 2009

Liberians divided over Chinese investment plan

China is set to make one if its biggest overseas investments, in the west African nation of Liberia.

It's promising to spend $2.6bn developing an iron ore mine.

It's hoped the project will create 3,000 jobs in a country struggling to recover from years of war.

Dan Nolan reports from the mine site, about 150 kilometres north of the capital, Monrovia.