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Is China's interest in Africa's resources a path toward development for the Dark Continent or is it yet another round of colonialism?

Is China’s interest in Africa’s resources a path toward development for the Dark Continent or is it yet another round of colonialism? “China‚Äôs burgeoning partnership with Africa raises several momentous questions: Is a hands-off approach to governmental affairs the right one? Can Chinese money and ambition succeed where Western engagement has manifestly failed? Or will China become the latest in a series of colonial and neocolonial powers in Africa, destined like the others to leave its own legacy of bitterness and disappointment?”


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