Videos-China Attracts African immigrants


China’s continuing economic boom has attracted a growing number of immigrants from around the world, who mostly come to do business. Africans are no exception. Stephanie Ho recently visited the southern commercial city of Guangzhou and reports on the African immigrants who live there.


Ten years ago Monalisa from Zimbabwe dreamt the American dream. But in the last ten years things have changed. According to her, you have to lok east, to China if you want to have a prosperous future.


A growing influx of migrants is causing the China to draft its first-ever immigration legislation to control the number of foreigners coming to work in the country.

One example is the city of Guangzhou, which has become home to about 100,000 African migrants.


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