Why Has China Invited African Army Chiefs to Beijing?
China wants to redefine its military engagement in Africa and has invited military officials from across the continent to Beijing to explore new forms of strategic cooperation, writes Deutsche Welle.
China-Africa Cooperation - First Defence, Security Forum Opens in Beijing
Cameroon Tribune, 28 June 2018
In order to strengthen cooperation, China on June 26, 2018 in the capital, Beijing, opened a 15-day China-Africa Defence, Security Forum, organised by the country's Defence… Read more »
U.S., Australia Anger Over Chinese Military
CAJ News, 24 April 2018
WASHINGTON and Canberra have raised alarm over Beijing's naval ambitions in Africa and the Pacific, with one senator warning it could "place US security at risk". Read more »
Experts disagree about whether China might, in the future, protect its interests through force. But they see its presence in Africa as a testing ground for a new kind of ... Read more »
Africa's old friends - the West - and its new one - China - do not care for the fate of African democracy, writes Wachira Maina for the Daily Nation. Read more »
"Chinese investment does have the potential to address Africa's infrastructure gap, but its approach has led to mounting debt and few, if any, jobs in most countries," U.S. ... Read more »
The Chinese government gifted the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa in 2012, but has allegedly been downloading information from the continental body's servers ever since, ... Read more »
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