africa: geopolitics trends

Africa: Geopolitics trends

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This List covers trend insights about geopolitics that are specific to Africa, insights curated between 2017 to 2020.

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  • Quantumrun
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How Chinese migrants are building a new empire in Africa
YouTube - International Peace Institute
On Thursday, October 9th, IPI hosted a Distinguished Author Series event, featuring Howard W. French, author of China’s Second Continent: How A Million Migra...
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China in Africa: Think again - Professor Deborah Brautigam
YouTube - Emory IDN
IDN hosted Professor Brautigam. Her talk titled "China in Africa: Think Again was part of the US-China Relations Forum hosted by The Carter Center. Nov 12, 2...
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Africa: A free trade deal marks a major step toward economic integration
Stratfor
After years of negotiations, 44 African countries have signed the agreement, which is designed to boost intra-continental trade.
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Understanding East Africa's power politics, one core at a time
Stratfor
The lines drawn on a map a century ago do little to explain the political forces at work in East Africa. Examining the region through the "power cores" that cut across national boundaries, however, can help us comprehend what makes the region tick.
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In Africa, Chinese largesse comes at a price
International Policy Digest
China has become a payday lender and its client is most of poverty stricken Africa. China has perfected "debtbook diplomacy" artfully.
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How Africa is becoming China's China
Youtube - Wendover Productions
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China's footprint in Africa
Youtube - The Agenda with Steve Paikin
Last month, China's President Xi Jinping announced that his country would invest another $60 billion across the African continent. Africa is now the third-la...
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Putin’s notorious ‘Chef’ is now meddling across Africa
Bloomberg
The secretive businessman known as Vladimir Putin’s “chef” for his Kremlin catering work is alleged to have helped Russia seize parts of Ukraine, turn the tide in the Syrian war and meddle in U.S. elections.
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Bolton outlines a strategy for Africa that’s really about countering China
The New york Times
In Africa, the president’s national security adviser said, the greatest threat is not from poverty or Islamist extremism but from an expansionist China, as well as Russia.
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U.S.: Washington unveils a new strategy for Africa
Stratfor
U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has revealed only the broad strokes of a new strategy designed to promote American interests in Africa.
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Geopolitical analysis for 2019: Africa
Youtube - CaspianReport
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Where does the idea of "investment gap" in Africa, that China is supposedly filling, come from?
Reddit
SS: I feel like I have read a lot of headlines and articles over the years that claim that the US and other western countries/institutions are not …
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Africa is attracting ever more interest from powers elsewhere
The Economist
They are following where China led
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The new scramble for Africa
Youtube - The Economist
The past decade has seen a big surge of foreign interest in Africa—involving China, India and Russia. If the continent handles this new "scramble" wisely, th...
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Russia in Africa: Inside a military training center in CAR
Youtube - Al Jazeera English
Russia is back in the Central African Republic(CAR). In a military training base located on former palace grounds southwest of the capital Bangui, hundreds o...
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Russia in Africa: the ‘covert action’ strategy
Youtube - Geopolitical Intelligence Services
For about 15 years, China’s strategy on the African continent has received increasing scrutiny from specialists, diplomats and Western political pundits. But...
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Exclusive: Pentagon eyes rare earth supplies in Africa in push away from China
Reuters
The U.S. Department of Defense has held talks with Malawi's Mkango Resources Ltd and other rare earth miners across the globe about their supplies of strategic minerals, part of a plan to find diversified reserves outside of China, a department official said on Wednesday.
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Leaked documents reveal Russian effort to exert influence in Africa
The Guardian
Exclusive: Kremlin ally Yevgeny Prigozhin leading push to turn continent into strategic hub, documents show