A brief look at China’s involvement in Africa over at 2point6billion.com:
The theme at hand is extremely controversial in terms of what the world thinks about a country that is ‘going global’ to a different place; a not-so-convenient place where nothing, yet everthing is as it seems… China’s works in continential Africa regardless of intentions (and unexpected consequences) are certainly a phenomenon to be watched closely. A history in the making?
The link brings us to perceptions – a bit negative (but which may represent the world’s thoughts on what China is doing in Africa. At large). Have a peek: http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,484603,00.html
But more interestingly, I’m curious to hear what you all have to say about what India is doing in Africa, that is, in parallel to the scale of China’s influence there…