What Did the 3rd Belt and Road Forum Mean for Africa?
By Trevor Lwere
There has been much talk of a perceived slowdown in BRI lending, but African leaders are still looking to China to advance development goals.
Which World Leaders Came to China’s 3rd Belt and Road Forum?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Top-level representation dropped to a new low, based largely on a lack of interest from European states.
China’s 3rd Belt and Road Forum Finally Gets a Date
By Shannon Tiezzi
The big event is happening October 17and 18. The question now is: who will show up?
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.
China-Gabon Relations Get an Upgrade
By Yixin Yu
What are China’s interests in the Central African state, and vice versa?
China-Russia Cooperation in Africa and the Middle East
By Mercy A. Kuo
Africa and the Middle East provide conducive conditions for China and Russia to advance their shared and separate agendas.
What Nigeria Can Teach Us About China’s Belt and Road
By Tola Amusan
Each country must exercise agency to fully capture the benefits of the BRI. So far, Nigeria hasn’t.
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.
How China’s Ambitious Belt and Road Plans for East Africa Came Apart
By David Skidmore
China’s infrastructure projects abroad often suffer from misinterpretations of the local political climate.
African Opportunities in China-Africa Relations
By Ndidi Akahara
African countries have the agency to use relations with China to their own advantage. Whether African leaders will use their power to benefit their people is another question.
China’s Presence in Africa Is at Heart Political
By Thierry Pairault
Beijing’s outreach to Africa is largely driven by the desire for support on the international stage from the continent’s 54 countries.
China’s Foreign Minister Revives Belt and Road on 5-Country Africa Tour
By Eleanor Albert
Wang Yi's visit added two new partners for the BRI, among other agreements.