|General Chiwenga was in China just four days before his coup.|
CHINA has been quietly building up its presence in Africa now for decades. Recently, this culminated in the completion of its first overseas military base in Djibouti. But one of its earliest ventures was Zimbabwe. And that interest has only grown.
Now, the online news service Zimbabwe Independent is drawing attention to how this week’s military takeover appears to be benefiting one particular vested interest: Beijing.