Why Africa should cheer for China’s economic rebound

A recent deluge of videos on social media depicting evictions and acts of horrible mistreatment of Africans living in Guanzhou, China has sparked outrage among many and put a strain on relations with Beijing.While this anger is legitimate and China immediately owes Africa answers and solutions, the dispute contrasts with a more complex reality – that Africa very much needs China to successfully rebound to kickstart their economies.In the last month, the price of copper has fallen below USD $5000 a tonne for the first time since October 2016. With fears of a prolonged global recession resulting…

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