|Written by:||Meshack Masibo|
But there is also a wider question that must be asked: what does an extended tenure for Chinese incumbent Xi Jinping mean for Africa?
1. UN reform
China has been a long-term supporter of reforming the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to allow wider representation from the global south. Beijing has not forgotten that it gained its own UNSC seat partly through African countries’ votes. In his address at the 19th Party Congress, Xi voiced support for “the efforts of other developing countries to increase their representation”. This could initiate a discussion about Security Council reform. There is little further indication that China……Subscribe to Readmore………