Political Front Lines: China’s Pursuit of Influence in Africa
NBR Special Report No. 100

Political Front Lines
China's Pursuit of Influence in Africa

Edited by Nadège Rolland
June 1, 2022

This report examines the understudied field of China’s political influence activities in Africa and describes the united front system’s attempts to manage overseas Chinese communities, co-opt African elites, and shape the perception of wider African audiences.