Is China Winning African Hearts & Minds?

China continues to expand its economic and infrastructure partnerships on the continent, but is the strategy working? China in Focus host Sarwar Kashmeri speaks with Yunnan Chen of the China Africa Research Initiative at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies about the successes—and controversies—of the China/Africa relationship.

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Above: Kenya Railways attendants from China upon arrival in Nairobi, May 31, 2017, on a train launched to operate on the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). Kenya is betting on a new Chinese-built $3.2 billion railway linking Nairobi with the port city of Mombasa to cement its position as the gateway to East Africa. (Photo: Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images)