China’s Africa strategy

Publication date:

October 7, 2022


Liu Cheng Fu


The article discusses China's evolving strategy towards Africa, emphasizing the continent's vital role in China's international political and economic initiatives, including the "Belt and Road" strategy. Historically, China focused on unity and cooperation with Africa during the Cold War, strategically opening diplomatic pathways. However, the article highlights the need for a more comprehensive and unified approach, emphasizing mutual trust, dispute resolution mechanisms, and cooperation across various sectors beyond economic trade. The text also acknowledges the complex global landscape, involving economic interests, conflicting values, and geopolitical competition in Africa, urging China to adapt and enhance its strategy to meet evolving challenges.


Diplomacy | Policy | Politics | Social Context | Special Issue

Resource Type:

Send us your feedback:

If you have comments pertaining to this entry, please complete this form.