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There are doubts that Africa can sustain the necessary growth rates to support peaceful and equitable social development. When looking at Africa’s own governing institutions that are the prerequisite for a competitive economic order, Africa remains heavily dependent on international partners for support. Many unresolved and newly emerging conflicts, including mass migration, add to the skepticism about Africa’s development trajectory.
All three major global economies – the European Union, the United States, and China – are increasingly competing for influence in Africa. As such, all three of these economic powers will have to navigate an Africa replete with both opportunity and risk – not only those inherent to the continent itself – but also from the geopolitical implications of competition among one another.