The clash of two tigers: Understanding Sino-Indian competition in Africa

The rapid economic growth experienced by China and India has resulted in an increase in competition for global resources and investment opportunities.(2) Unsurprisingly, the abundance of natural resources in Africa has made the continent a hotspot for Chinese and Indian economic activity. This growing Sino-Indian involvement has been economically beneficial and has resulted in widespread investment and development, with African leaders welcoming the competition. This was reinforced when Katureebee Tayebwa, a member of the Ugandan High Commission in New Delhi, declared that, “We [Africa] are happy that there is intense competition between India and China to gain African ….. Continue Reading