The role of China on the African continent

The exponential rate of Chinese investment in Africa over the past few years has been noted with both optimism and scepticism by mainstream media, political commentators and influential role players in the developed and developing world.

Opinions triggered by this new development are deeply polarised.

A positive view of increased and concentrated Chinese investment on the African continent argues that China is facilitating a fundamental role in filling financial and technological gaps for Africa – a role which western countries and corporations have been reluctant to play especially since the 2008 economic crises which crippled most of the developed world.

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