Monday, March 20, 2023

USAFRICOM Commander Expresses Concerns about China in Africa

 Today News Africa published on 17 March 2023 an article titled "China Is America's Greatest Threat in Africa, Top U.S. Commander Michael Langley Tells Senate, Cites Competition with CCP over Continent's Minerals Needed by American Firms" by Simon Ateba.

U.S. AFRICOM commander Michael Langley testified before the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee last week.  He argued that China is trying to change international norms and seeking African support to do so.   China is also interested in additional military bases and access to minerals in Africa.