US President Joe Biden, analysts say, has made several moves suggesting that Washington’s policies towards Africa might shift from simply countering those taken by China. Photo: AFP US President Joe Biden, analysts say, has made several moves suggesting that Washington’s policies towards Africa might shift from simply countering those taken by China. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden, analysts say, has made several moves suggesting that Washington’s policies towards Africa might shift from simply countering those taken by China. Photo: AFP
Africa

Joe Biden’s US presidency seen as a likely boon for Africa

  • Analysts anticipate a Biden-led US boosting trade ties and shifting from a stance in which US moves in Africa seemed mainly to counter China
  • Biden’s 1980s opposition to South African apartheid, and his appointment of long-time Africa hands demonstrate his commitment to the continent, they say

Topic |   Africa
US President Joe Biden, analysts say, has made several moves suggesting that Washington’s policies towards Africa might shift from simply countering those taken by China. Photo: AFP US President Joe Biden, analysts say, has made several moves suggesting that Washington’s policies towards Africa might shift from simply countering those taken by China. Photo: AFP
US President Joe Biden, analysts say, has made several moves suggesting that Washington’s policies towards Africa might shift from simply countering those taken by China. Photo: AFP
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