Can the Build Back Better World plan really undo China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Africa?



During last month’s G7 summit, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said “no single partner in the world” can develop Africa alone.He was speaking soon after the leaders of the world’s richest democracies had unveiled the Build Back Better World (B3W) project designed to offer an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative.Ramaphosa had been asked whether he was worried that the planned investment in African infrastructure was not the right way “to push back at China” and replied: “We…