|Photo taken on Nov. 16, 2013 shows the Addis Ababa Adama Expressway in Ethiopia. Constructed by Chinese Communications Construction Company (CCCC), the road is the first highway in Ethiopia in history. (Photo/Xinhua)|
Over the last few years, as African countries step up infrastructure investment, a growing number of Chinese enterprises have participated in the improvement of transportation on the continent, building roads that have injected vitality to the development of the African economy. Above is a series of photos showing such "beautiful Chinese-built roads" as called by local African people.