Crowasaur t1_ja7qxft wrote

Isn't SA hosting a Chinese naval base?

>"In 2021, the total stock of FDI from China in South Africa amounted to about 5.29 billion U.S. dollars."

>In South Africa, for example, China has invested in several projects including expanding Durban's port facilities, constructing a coal-fired power plant (Kusile) and establishing the Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone in Limpopo.

There it is.

South Africa is parrotting Chinese talking points because they are indepted to China.

This is the Chinese playbook in action, once they can't repay the investment, China moves to concessions.

That 'merchant port' being built? Curious how it fits warships.