With China’s Belt and Road Initiative expanding around the world, the African continent has become one of the newest arenas for U.S.-China competition. But what exactly do the African people want from the U.S. and from China in terms of economics and trade, international relations, and even media and culture? Watch as FPRI and the African Center for the Study of the United States to discuss U.S.-China competition from the African perspective.
Mandira is a PhD candidate at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa, and an alumna of Fudan University in China. She is a Research Associate at the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (Foundation for Strategic Research) in France and a Research Fellow at the Afro-Sino Center of International Relations in Ghana.