What are the geopolitical implications of the green transition for Africa’s copperbelt?

Africa’s Copperbelt finds itself in the cross hairs of geopolitical competition. At the heart of has been the global transition to a green and digitised economy and the emergence of China as a significant player. The unique concentration of global cobalt reserves in the region covering the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Zambia’s Copperbelt’s (Burgess 2010) is increasingly seen […]