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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.

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