Kenya’s standard gauge railway is a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: AP Kenya’s standard gauge railway is a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: AP
Kenya’s standard gauge railway is a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: AP

Is the US making a real comeback in Africa to take on China?

  • The United States’ share of trade and investment in the continent has fallen over the last 20 years as China’s has expanded
  • Washington is banking on the Prosper Africa and B3W initiatives to help reclaim lost ground but there are obstacles to overcome, observers say

Topic |   China-Africa relations
Kenya’s standard gauge railway is a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: AP Kenya’s standard gauge railway is a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: AP
Kenya’s standard gauge railway is a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: AP
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