Images of the Khartoum boom

Despite a war raging in Darfur and U.S. sanctions, Sudan's capital is thriving. A five-star hotel is set to open. Oil money is flowing. And the Chinese are everywhere. (Photographs by J Carrier for Fortune)

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Khartoum's Al Fatih hotel, financed by the Libyan government, seen from Tuti Island, where many of the city's poorest residents live.

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