With another general election around the corner, leading presidential contenders are pulling all the stops to win the support of the youth, who ... are already disillusioned with the empty promises that characterise Kenya’s politics. The big question is: who will win over this key voting bloc?
From 11 March 2020 – the official start date of the Covid pandemic – to June 2021, China invested $11.2bn in the continent, according to the China Global Investment Tracker of the think-tank American Enterprise Institute (AEI), equivalent to Rwanda’s annual GDP in 2020. Over the same period, Chinese investment amounted to $75bn worldwide.
Egypt is considered one of the most attractive African countries to Chinese companies, as the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) invested $1.9bn in it in February 2021. The money will be used to build five residential skyscrapers in the city of New Alamein.