Japanese PM Shinzo Abe with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Photo: AFP

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe warns African leaders about debt, seeking to counter China’s growing influence

  • China has a massive presence in the continent, having announced US$60 billion in development funding for Africa last year
  • However, critics say Chinese companies and workers have been favoured over local economies, saddling nations with debts and ignoring rights
Topic |   Africa

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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Photo: AFP
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