How China’s African ties is unsettling the West :: Kenya

China’s President Xi Jinping was back in Africa, the focus being the Brics Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. Although it was not his first visit, it was the first to Senegal, Rwanda, and Mauritius. There are strong cultural attachments that would attract China to Mauritius due to its sizeable Chinese-descended population. The attraction to Senegal, Rwanda, South Africa and other African states, however, is purely a matter of resources and global power politics.


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China is reinforcing its emerging presence as the centre of world development. This is linked to two of Xi’s global projects that many African countries enjoy tapping into; the global vision of shared common destiny and the novelty of the conceptual…

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