Importance Of Zimbabwe-China's Relations With Africa

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One of the honoured accomplishments of my life was earning my undergraduate degree, in spite of the struggles I faced during my early adulthood. My future seemed to point in the opposite direction of success due to the financial problems that my parents faced in sending me and my four siblings to school. I managed to get part-time jobs at local retail stores during the vacations so as to help my parents with my tuition fee. I saw a changed world opening up to me, seeing a motivating environment, I surpassed academically. I learned that if I pushed harder, I could thrive; I got the capability to take advantage of these opportunities. I worked hectic and tiresome shifts but I was grateful that I had managed to secure a small job in a country …show more content…
This will be a qualitative research type and the main sources of the data and information I will use will be from secondary information, from existing written literature, books, internet and journal articles. China’s relation with Africa aims at achieving tangible developmental results and the conditions suitable for African countries. Basically the main question will be what Zimbabwe-China relations in terms of political diplomacy, investment, trade and military are. However, there are both gains and losses in the relations between the two countries, because in any partnership, there always is a bigger …show more content…
However after 1989 to present there are noticeable changes and developments taking place. O’Briens and Williams (2004) argue that the US and other states are busy adjusting themselves to new distribution of power. Economically new parts of the world have opened to capitalist activities and the world is again seeking economic ties with foreigners. There has been rise of regionalism such as European Union (EU) and the like and it has been noticed that China has been peacefully rising up. It is in this respect that in the recent past, China has gained long strides in the global arena and more so China has been investing heavily in Africa, Zimbabwe being amongst those Countries. While many African countries including Zimbabwe welcome the capital and know-how, others fear that China is stepping in with heavy boots in various cycles. This has raised concerns with the developed nations and big world donors raising concerns whether China would bring hope or problems to Zimbabwe to be specific. Based on such argument therefore, there will be an examination of the China’s relation with

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