Popular Nigerian commentator Onye Nkuzi took issue with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg’s comments yesterday that referenced China’s growing military footprint in Africa as a potential threat to the western military alliance. Stoltenberg’s comments regarding the Chinese in Africa were very quick in passing but Nkuzi’s reaction highlights the sensitivities that a lot of African stakeholders have when US and European leaders talk about the Chinese presence on the continent and don’t include Africans in that discussion.
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