BRI: Hostage to Unstable Elites in Africa?
Despite undeniable progress, projects are saddled with massive corruption on the part of local officials
By: Xiaochen Su
Since its launch in 2013, China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has become a major initiative to enhance Beijing’s global stature by providing extensive financing to infrastructure projects. An astonishing 139 nations have signed on as participants, according to the Council on Foreign Relations, with 40 of them in sub-Saharan Africa, the…
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