Two somewhat perplexing stories today in the China-Africa space. First, the visit to China by President Félix Tshisekedi is wrapping up in Hong Kong and it appears, at least based on what we know so far, that the trip was a colossal waste of time for the Congolese leader.
Rumors of a big minerals trading deal and progress in renegotiating the unfair mining deals with Chinese companies seem to have been nothing more than hype.
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