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Friday, 13 January 2017

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's African Tour

SAIIA's Rudolf du Plessis speaking on CGNT about Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's African Tour. Video © CGNT

The Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will be visiting five African countries this month namely Madagascar, Zambia, Tanzania, Republic of Congo and Nigeria. This would mark the Foreign Minister's first overseas destination.

SAIIA's Rudolf du Plessis spoke to CGNT Africa (formerly known as CCTV) on the significance of this visit and what this might mean for future China-Africa relations.

Click here to watch the CGNT Interview.

Read SAIIA's related material here:

Factsheet: China-Africa Relations
China’s African Infrastructure Projects: A Tool in Reshaping Global Norms