This paper was presented by Joel Netshitenzhe on 9th September 2015 at the 4th meeting of the China-Africa Think Tanks Forum (CATTF IV) hosted by MISTRA in partnership with The Department of International Relations and Cooperation and Zhejiang Normal University.

The China-Africa Think Tanks Forum is part of the FOCAC Sub-Forums that were first established on the sidelines of the FOCAC Summit in 2006. The purpose of the CATTF IV is to create a platform for dialogue and exchanges between Chinese and African think-tanks, nurture long-term cooperation and encourage academic exchanges among the academia of China and Africa.