China military base to be next door to South Africa.
"China is reportedly planning to station an elite special force from it's red army in Zimbabwe, as Beijing moves to crystalize military cooperation with Harare, amid growing fears that the Asian powerhouse has formally approved plans to commence construction of an underground military base in the country, Spotlight Zimbabwe reported."
Just china spreading it's tentacles once again.
Chinas ambition is to dominate trade markets and International trade routes like south china sea and the (NEW) silk road.
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