Exploitative China-Africa relations.

Author:Adshead, Daniel Armani
Position:Your Facebook Comments - Letter to the editor
 
FREE EXCERPT

Your March edition cover story China in Rising Africa, places too little emphasis on the negative aspects of China's "investment" in Africa or its likely ulterior motives. The four nations that receive the most finance all have large mineral deposits. Two of them--Nigeria and Angola--are members of OPEC.

Angola and Nigeria are among the most corrupt nations in the world. It can be no great mystery as to why China invests heavily in these nations in particular.

Much of the "investment" also comes in the form of concessionary loans with China, effectively, taking on the role of the World Bank.

And let's not forget that for a country that, supposedly, desires to work together with African nations to develop their countries, most construction...

To continue reading

REQUEST YOUR TRIAL