China's Second Continent Setting & Symbolism

Howard W. French
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Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)

In the past decade, China has aggressively pursued interests in Africa and made huge investments in most of its nations. By doing so, it was wresting control of the Dark Continent from the more passive West. This trend was based on the establishment several decades before of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). In 1996 in an unheard of attempt at reaching out, China’s head of state, Jiang Zemin, made an official state visit to six African countries. In a speech at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jiang proposed the FOCAC to facilitate the partnership between China and the African nations in which they had become a presence with a goal of adding additional African nations to the partnership.

Mozambican Wars

What was referred to as the “liberation war” was fought in every town and village of Mozambique during the...

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