China’s African take-over: Beijing has built infrastructure, lent billions and located its first overseas military base there – now top US general warns they want to built an Atlantic naval base

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China’s African take-over: Beijing has built infrastructure, lent billions and located its first overseas military base there – now top US general warns they want to built an Atlantic naval base

  • General Townsend, America’s top brass in Africa, has warned China is seeking a new western naval base
  • The base, similar to one in Djibouti, would allow Beijing to project its military might into the Atlantic, he said
  • Any new base would be just the latest chapter in a decades-long effort by China to gain influence in Africa
  • Country has lent billions to African states while building roads, railways, ports, power stations, internet networks, government buildings in an effort to bring the continent under its sway

Read more:
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9554253/How-China-bought-influence-Africa-warns-new-naval-base-there.html

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