A timeless monologue on the Chinese takeover of Africa and the distractions of its environment.
I am going to talk about China's presence in Africa that has grown dramatically in terms of trade, investment, and infrastructure financing since the early 2000s. This sparked excitement about the potential for Chinese engagement with Africa to re-ignite the continent's economic growth, but it also raised concerns about the challenges that could arise. On one hand, China has pursued strategic relationships with African countries in a variety of ways. […]