ushered in a new chapter in China-Africa cooperation during a time of great
The seventh summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing this September boasted nearly
universal attendance of Africa's state leaders, and expanded Sino-African
collaboration beyond agriculture and industry to media, healthcare,
anti-terrorism, anti-corruption and immigration.
These extensive relationships
demonstrate the growing importance of cross-continental multilateral ties, while
divisive rhetoric rages on elsewhere in the world.