China has been expanding its defence and security influence in Africa, according to RAND. Photo: Reuters
China has been expanding its defence and security influence in Africa, according to RAND. Photo: Reuters

China’s growing influence in Africa extends to arms sales, report says

  • Amid war in Ukraine, China is closing the gap with Russia on arms sales to many African nations, RAND says
  • Beijing leverages favourable financing to sell weapons and strengthen relations with African governments, militaries

China has been expanding its defence and security influence in Africa, according to RAND. Photo: Reuters
China has been expanding its defence and security influence in Africa, according to RAND. Photo: Reuters
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