Talk Africa: China’s Two Sessions & Africa

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Chinese President Xi Jinping laid out his vision of the Chinese Dream and its worldwide impact as the curtain rolled down on the 13th National People’s Congress session. Xi assured the world that a great, prosperous and strong China will be a contributor rather than a threat to the world.

And as China is the continent’s largest trading partner, Africa has been watching developments closely to try and learn from China’s experience.

So then what challenges need to be addressed to further deepen China-Africa relations and take the win-win cooperation to another level?

And what other lessons do China’s Two Sessions offer to Africa?

CGTN’s Beatrice Marshall was joined by Professor He Wenping, Director of African Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Mithika Mwenda, PhD candidate at the School of Governance of the University of the Witwatersrand, and David Owiro, Independent consultant analyst of economic and political affairs in Africa, to find out more.