"China's Second Continent" with Howard French

"China's Second Continent" with Howard French

China has developed close ties with nations across the African continent through investment in infrastructure projects, purchase of mineral rights, and growing trade. Perhaps the biggest influence, though, will come from the million-plus Chinese migrants seeking their fortune on the continent.

China has developed close ties with nations across the African continent through investment in infrastructure projects, purchase of mineral rights, and growing trade. Perhaps the biggest influence, though, will come from the million-plus Chinese migrants seeking their fortune on the continent. We consider the global dynamics at play between China and Africa.

Guests

Howard French

author, "China's Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa"; faculty, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism; former writer, The Washington Post and The New York Times

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