China: ”Africa Is Our Next Superpower”
Every continent is ageing, except Africa. Africa is more stable then many think and has benefited from less wars and more free elections. Backed by vast natural resources, technological developments and a youthful population, Africa is set to become the next superpower, with the early signs already showing.
Yes, China’s interest is mainly inspired by Africa’s vast natural resources, however there is more. Many Chinese are looking to flee the oppressive Chinese regime, sparked by the ‘go get’ mentality in Africa, were Chinese feel that hard works yields greater reward as compared to back home. Chinese also feel more at home in Africa as opposed to Westerners, due to their understanding that interpersonal reciprocal relations can be more important then the legal system. Interesting insight? More on this on Forbes.