African perspectives on China in Africa by Firoze Madatally Manji, Stephen Marks

By Firoze Madatally Manji, Stephen Marks

A lot present observation on China in Africa specializes in the vested pursuits of the West whereas the voices of self sustaining African analysts and activists were misplaced. In a different number of essays, the participants to this publication current African social, old, and cross-continental views on chinese language involvement in Africa. members contain Ali Askouri, Horace Campbell, Michelle Chan-Fishel, Moreblessings Chidaushe, John Blessing Karumbidza, Daniel huge, Anabela Lemos, Firoze Manji, Stephen Marks, Ndubisi Obiorah, Kwesi Kwaa Prah, Daniel Ribeiro, and John Rocha.

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Living. Consequently, the dynamics of increased economic growth and development, growing populations, increasing consumption and dwindling resources will generate intense competition over access and control of natural resources. The impact of these developments will be particularly severe in Africa given the acute weaknesses described above. Africa is already a major supplier of raw materials to the European Union, United States and other developed countries and newcomers such as Brazil, India, South Korea and other emerging economies are joining these importing countries.

Encouraged some Chinese firms to establish operations in African countries to exploit this opportunity. 5 Some Africans who visited China as students, traders or employees of Chinese businesses eventually stayed on and settled in China. 6 Reliable statistics on African residents in China are hard to come by for various reasons and since the late 1990s a considerable number of non-documented African migrants 38 WHO'S AFRAID OF CHINA IN AFRICA? have settled in China. The growing number of African residents in China is widening and deepening people-to-people contacts between China and Africa and may soon attain some political significance.

Encouraged some Chinese firms to establish operations in African countries to exploit this opportunity. 5 Some Africans who visited China as students, traders or employees of Chinese businesses eventually stayed on and settled in China. 6 Reliable statistics on African residents in China are hard to come by for various reasons and since the late 1990s a considerable number of non-documented African migrants 38 WHO'S AFRAID OF CHINA IN AFRICA? have settled in China. The growing number of African residents in China is widening and deepening people-to-people contacts between China and Africa and may soon attain some political significance.

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