Is China seeking genuine partnership with Africa?

PUBLISHED: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 14:46:51 GMT


The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation has been held every three years since 2006, alternating between Beijing and various cities in Africa. This year’s Forum has been taking place in Beijing. As at past forums, Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged big numbers in trade and aid to Africa. So is China seeking genuine partnership with Africa or is Africa getting into a ‘debt trap’ with China? To debate this and the outcomes of FOCAC 2018 CNBC Africa is joined by Norbert Haguma, a young African professional with over 10 years of experience in China and Markets and Analyst Steve Biko.


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