The Biden administration is poised to unveil a new strategy on Africa aimed at reviving U.S. engagement across the continent and competing with geopolitical rivals such as China and Russia for influence, according to multiple current and former officials familiar with the matter.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to preview the new strategy during an upcoming visit to Africa, which includes stops in South Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda.