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Commentary: Reflections on, ‘Managing Security and Risk in China-Africa Relations’ a conference held by the CCS, April 2013
From the 25th to the 26th of April, 2013 The Centre for Chinese at Stellenbosch University hosted a conference entitled “Managing Security and Risk in China Africa Relations”. Over the past decade, China’s influence on the African continent has grown significantly. While this growth has been primarily within the economic sphere, such expansion has increasingly become bound up with issues of political involvement. This is because huge capital investments are inevitably bound up with questions of securing assets and personnel, not to mention growing geopolitical influence which such ventures afford. picture of China’s current political relationship with Africa. Continue reading
By Dr. Ross Anthony
Centre for Chinese Studies
CCS in the News
The five BRICS nations account for 42% of world population, 20% of output, and much of the current growth in the global economy. Sven Grimm, Director of the CCS, discusses how the BRICS are part of a potentially new multi-polar world order, with China as the blocs critical player. Read Here