Africa and China building a relationship? What's up with that?
Africa is saturated with valuable natural resources and, as a result, has been the long-time victim of colonization and severe exploitation by European countries. Most people know about Europe's involvement with the Mother Land but few ever talk about the relatively new China -- Africa connection.
So what is this connection between China and Africa? all.Africa.com has some thoughts about the matter...Check out the article below for more information!
The continent is home to enormous raw materials, enough to capture the attention of any industrialized nation; China is no exception. Africa is the world's powerhouse of untapped natural resources; in fact it has about 99 percent of the world's chrome, 85 percent platinum, 68 percent cobalt, 54 percent gold and other precious minerals (Nevin 2008)."