China’s Infrastructure Footprint in Africa. China is presently involved in infrastructure project in 35 African countries. A concentration of projects is to be found in Angola, Nigeria and the Sudan.
Does China help Africa?
During the December 2015 FOCAC meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa, China’s paramount leader Xi Jinping pledged $60 billion over three years in loans and assistance to the African continent.
Which African country has the largest Chinese population?
South Africa has the largest community of ethnic Chinese in Africa, amounting at circa 500,000 people (Migration Policy Institute, 2012). The main settlement is in Johannesburg, where there are two Chinatowns and an estimated 350,000 Chinese residents (Cox, 2013).