posted on Jan, 5 2012 @ 10:20 PM
This is exactly what china and africa need is a partnership, and trade of goods and services, many countries in africa and china would benefit from an
alliance like this. Would the US let this happen? Perhaps this another reason the US took out Lybia, to show our presence in the area. Either way,
this is great news for all involve, I just hope the US doesnt try to intervene in some way.
China's increasing engagement with Africa has become a subject of great controversy. The country's commercial interests in Africa have been
called a new form of colonialism by some in the West, but many Africans say that China is a better partner than Europe or the US. But what is the
reality in the African nations with the longest standing links to China?
However, Sata also listed plenty of negatives: "The Chinese bring labourers to push wheelbarrows which is wrong. They do not follow the minimum
wage when they are paying their people. The Chinese have no conditions of service. They don't provide protective clothing. The list is
Today, China needs Zambian copper to manufacture the goods it sells to consumers around the world. Zambia needs Chinese investment to fund
infrastructure projects and provide jobs.