March 22, 2021
Great Decisions 2021 Lecture: China in Africa and the Case of Ghana
Monday, March 22, 2021
The International Relations Commission and the World Affairs Council of West Michigan present GREAT DECISIONS, America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. Great Decisions offers Holland-area residents access to diplomats, policy makers, think tank specialists, and journalists who lead conversations on some of the most pressing global issues of our time.
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China in Africa and the Case of Ghana
Elizabeth Asiedu, Professor of Economics, University of Kansas
China’s investment in Africa has a long and complicated history, made more so by COVID-19. While the Belt and Road Initiative continues to expand Chinese power, the response to the spread of Covid-19, as well as the African government’s growing debt to China, has seen pushback.