Great Decisions Online w/ Tina: China and Africa

Virtual Event

Jun 10

Thu 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. The topic, China and Africa, will be discussed via Zoom; a valid email address is required to register and attend.

Join the meeting at 6:30pm to be able to watch the video, China and Africa, discussion starts at 7:00pm.

Questions? Email Tina McCusker, Reference Librarian & Great Decisions Facilitator at New attendees are encouraged to join!

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The Covid-19 crisis has put a massive strain on what was growing a positive economic and political relationship between China and the continent of Africa. As Chinese President Xi Jinping’s centerpiece “Belt and Road initiative” continues to expand Chinese power, the response to the spread of Covid-19, as well as the African government’s growing debt to China, has seen pushback. What are some of the growing economic and political issues between China and Africa? 

Once you have registered, you should complete the reading and view the accompanying video prior to the meeting. For additional resources about the topic, visit:

***If you do not have the Great Decisions Booklet, viewing the video meets the prerequisite. Reading at least one or two of the related readings is also encouraged.