Illustration: Perry Tse

Is latest US drive to counter China’s influence in Africa too little, too late?

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid his first visit to Africa after almost two years in office and warned about ‘authoritarian regimes with empty promises’
  • But attempts to boost business may be no match for China’s extensive investments and perceptions that the continent is an ‘afterthought’ for Trump’s White House
Topic |   Africa
Illustration: Perry Tse