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Development Reimagined

Development Reimagined is an African-led international development consultancy with headquarters in China, and offices in Kenya and the UK.

The team have expertise in the fields of economic development, diplomacy, environment and public relations, and with a special focus on the relationships between African countries and China.
Posts by Development Reimagined
September 22, 2023

China and Zambia: A New Chapter Beyond Debt?

By Huiyi Chen
The Zambian president’s visit to China moved the relationship beyond debt and reset to a focus on growth.

September 06, 2023

The Latest China-Africa Leaders Dialogue: What Has Changed?

By Ovigwe Eguegu and Hannah Ryder
A brief meeting on the sidelines of the BRICS summit was the first chance for many African leaders to speak with Xi Jinping since the pandemic began.
July 19, 2023

Will Africa Rather Than China Be the Peacemaker in the Russia-Ukraine War?

By Ovigwe Eguegu
Africa's proposal for an end to the war is broadly similar to China's, but there are some important differences.

June 29, 2023

Does the China-Africa Trade Expo Matter?

By Ovigwe Eguegu and Hannah Ryder
The third China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo (CAETE) will need to build on past lessons and successes to really reshape China-Africa trade.

April 24, 2023

China-Gabon Relations Get an Upgrade

By Yixin Yu
What are China’s interests in the Central African state, and vice versa?

February 22, 2023

China’s Debt Relief Position Is Actually Reasonable

By Etsehiwot Kebret and Hannah Ryder
China is right to say that the World Bank and IMF need to engage in debt relief. Many African debtor countries think the same thing.
January 11, 2023

What Will African Leaders Seek to Gain From Welcoming China’s New Foreign Minister?

By Yixin Yu and Charlie Zong
A look at the priorities the AU, Ethiopia, Gabon, Angola, Benin, and Egypt have for their relationships with China.

November 08, 2022

Tanzanian President’s Visit to China Means One Thing: Africa’s Agenda Matters.

By Huiyi Chen and Sena Voncujovi
If African countries like Tanzania have any say in the matter, rumors of the BRI’s death are greatly exaggerated.

October 14, 2022

What’s at Stake for Africa in China’s 20th Party Congress?

By Judith Mwai
For African governments, China’s party congress is about more than Xi Jinping.

September 08, 2022

Zambia’s New IMF Deal Shifts China to the Backseat

By Jade Scarfe
Two key features of the IMF deal will have the result – intended or not – of shifting Zambian spending away from Chinese projects.

August 10, 2022

Is China to Blame for Sri Lanka’s Debt Woes?

By Ivory Kairo
China's role in lending to Sri Lanka has expanded in the last 20 years, but fewer Chinese loans would not have saved the country from its current economic crisis.
July 12, 2022

Don’t Sleep on China’s Global Develop­ment Initiative

By Fikayo Akeredolu
China’s GDI was largely overshadowed by the G-7’s new infrastructure initiative. Given both sides' track records, though, that may be a mistake.

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