Many current ruling African parties received Beijing’s support during their earlier liberation movements. Photo: AFP
Many current ruling African parties received Beijing’s support during their earlier liberation movements. Photo: AFP

How the political seeds of China’s growing Africa ties were planted long ago

  • Many current ruling parties on the continent received Beijing’s support during their liberation movements
  • China’s relations with South Africa seen as model for future outreach

Many current ruling African parties received Beijing’s support during their earlier liberation movements. Photo: AFP
Many current ruling African parties received Beijing’s support during their earlier liberation movements. Photo: AFP
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