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Are Chinese Loans To Africa Good or Bad? That’s The Wrong Question.
September 05, 2018
Are Chinese Loans To Africa Good or Bad? That’s The Wrong Question.
The right question is what African leaders will do to demand what Africans need.
Are Chinese Loans To Africa Good or Bad? That’s The Wrong Question.
Is eSwatini on the Brink of Cutting Ties With Taiwan?
September 04, 2018
Is eSwatini on the Brink of Cutting Ties With Taiwan?
A new report says eSwatini is trying to establish diplomatic ties with China.
Is eSwatini on the Brink of Cutting Ties With Taiwan?
Tillerson Slams Chinese Financial Practices in Africa
March 08, 2018
Tillerson Slams Chinese Financial Practices in Africa
Before his own trip, the U.S. secretary of state accused China of causing “dependency” through “predatory loans.”
Tillerson Slams Chinese Financial Practices in Africa
Racism and the Belt and Road in CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala
February 23, 2018
Racism and the Belt and Road in CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala
What a controversial skit tells us about racial and geopolitical narratives in China.
Racism and the Belt and Road in CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala
Rebutting Spying Allegations, China Pledges to Be Africa's 'Most Reliable' Partner
February 09, 2018
Rebutting Spying Allegations, China Pledges to Be Africa's 'Most Reliable' Partner
The chair of the African Union Commission visits China after a report claims Beijing bugged the AU building.
Rebutting Spying Allegations, China Pledges to Be Africa's 'Most Reliable' Partner
If China Bugged the AU Headquarters, What African Countries Should Be Worried?
January 31, 2018
If China Bugged the AU Headquarters, What African Countries Should Be Worried?
China fiercely denied reports that it spied on the African Union for five years after building its new headquarters.
If China Bugged the AU Headquarters, What African Countries Should Be Worried?
As Trump Insults African Countries, China Actively Embraces Them
January 17, 2018
As Trump Insults African Countries, China Actively Embraces Them
China's foreign minister visited four African countries ahead of the upcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).
As Trump Insults African Countries, China Actively Embraces Them
Why African Nations Welcome China
February 16, 2017
Why African Nations Welcome China
Delivering economic opportunity for the locals goes a long way.
Why African Nations Welcome China
'China Inc.' Becomes China the Builder in Africa
September 29, 2016
'China Inc.' Becomes China the Builder in Africa
Chinese loans in Africa mostly go toward building roads, railways, and power lines, not extracting resources.
'China Inc.' Becomes China the Builder in Africa
China and Africa's Illegal Fishing Problem
August 19, 2016
China and Africa's Illegal Fishing Problem
Beijing has an opportunity to be part of the solution.
China and Africa's Illegal Fishing Problem
China-Nigeria Relations: A Success Story for Beijing's Soft Power
July 12, 2016
China-Nigeria Relations: A Success Story for Beijing's Soft Power
According to one survey, Nigeria has the world's most positive view of China.
China-Nigeria Relations: A Success Story for Beijing's Soft Power
China’s South China Sea Diplomacy Could Use Some Lessons from Africa
June 29, 2016
China’s South China Sea Diplomacy Could Use Some Lessons from Africa
Beijing could learn a thing or two in the area of peaceful dispute settlement.
China’s South China Sea Diplomacy Could Use Some Lessons from Africa
Understanding China-Africa Relations
June 21, 2016
Understanding China-Africa Relations
"Even as public interest in China-Africa grows, the nature of the relationship changes, often overnight."
Understanding China-Africa Relations
China’s ‘Belt and Road’: Where Is Africa?
June 14, 2016
China’s ‘Belt and Road’: Where Is Africa?
Africa was missing from China’s “Belt and Road” roadmap, but including the continent makes good sense.
China’s ‘Belt and Road’: Where Is Africa?
China in Africa, Part II: The Bad
June 03, 2016
China in Africa, Part II: The Bad
Parsing China's relationship with African dictators, like Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe.
China in Africa, Part II: The Bad
Why China's Djibouti Presence Matters
April 13, 2016
Why China's Djibouti Presence Matters
Beijing's growing role there has broader strategic implications.
Why China's Djibouti Presence Matters
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