Wednesday, April 11, 2018

China and Africa's East-West Transport Dream

China Brief published on 9 April 2018 an analysis titled "Can China Realize Africa's Dream of an East-West Transport Link?" by Cobus van Staden, South African Institute for International Affairs.

Several ambitious schemes have been proposed to link Africa's east and west coasts. The author argues that in the short-to-mid-term, the obstacles to a truly robust set of East-West transport links are formidable, and it is unlikely that China's involvement will be a panacea.

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