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China looks to grow political and economic influence across Africa

CBS News Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Over the last several decades, China has invested hundreds of billions of dollars in Africa. Many scholars believe Beijing is doing this to gain political leverage and influence in the region. Grant Harris, the CEO of Connect Frontier and a former special assistant to President Obama for African affairs, joins CBSN with a closer look.
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