Frederik Willem de Klerk #Forum2000online

June 2, 2020

China is cementing its interests in Africa and its access to its natural resources which they require for their economy - it is their right to do so. But I would like to see more competition and the so-called West to be more involved in Africa and to compete with China. This is unfortunately not happening, says Frederik Willem de Klerk, Former President of South Africa who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela for their work to end the apartheid. Also, we should not overemphasize the COVID-19 pandemic in the African region, we should not neglect the underlying problems such as Malaria, HIV and TB.

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This video was recorded on May 28, 2020.