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Africa’s Relationship with China: Where are We Now?

January 1, 1970
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 – 19:00 to 20:30
Online via Zoom
Summary Sentence: 
Join the Black China Caucus for a virtual panel discussion on China-Africa relations, presented by the China Research Center in the School of History and Sociology.

Penny Prime

Africa is a vibrant, rich, and diverse continent with fifty-four countries. China’s relationship with many of these African nations is more intertwined than ever. China stands as the single largest trading partner of the continent. It serves as a major lender for many African countries. Since the launch of the Belt and Road Initiative, China has sent tens of thousands of Chinese citizens to African countries. China also maintains a growing military presence in the region and plays a key role in bolstering African countries’ domestic and international security and surveillance apparatus.

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