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What China Knows about Africa That the West Doesn’t

Europe has always misunderstood what Africans want..

“Take up the White Man’s burden, Send forth the best ye breed

Go bind your sons to exile, to serve your captives’ need;”

—Rudyard Kipling

Throughout the last five centuries, Africa has existed in the Western imagination between two polarized extremes.

One is the Africa that exists as treasure trove of spoils, a source of slaves to take as free labor, and a vast land full of natural riches for the taking.

The other extreme is the Africa…

Source: What China Knows about Africa That the West Doesn’t | The National Interest

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