What Does The Scramble Between World Powers For Space Investment In Africa Mean For The Continent (China vs U.S)

Foreign countries with influence in Africa - satellite development between 1998 - April 2019

Between 1881 and 1914, European powers eagerly took military, political and economic control of African territories in what is now known in history as the Scramble for Africa. The high point of this scramble was the Berlin Conference of 1884 where maps were drawn and the mineral-rich territories of the continent were shared like pizza…

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