October 16, 2020
COVID-19 Spells Trouble for China in East Africa
By Abdou Rahim Lema and Samu Ngwenya
From debt to trade deficits, the pandemic is highlighting existing problems in China’s relationship with the East African Community.
August 25, 2020
How China Lost Nigeria
By Adagbo Onoja
Even as China built up its influence, it remained deeply vulnerable to negative counter-narratives from the United States. That’s the paradox of hegemony.
June 02, 2020
COVID-19: The Impact on China-Africa Debt
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Linda Calabrese.
April 28, 2020
China’s Investment in Africa Cannot Buy the Silence of a Continent
By Deprose Muchena
“Among the general public in Africa, scenes of discrimination from Guangzhou prompted fury on a scale I have not witnessed before.”
April 23, 2020
Racism Is Alive and Well in China
By Bonnie Girard
The problem is decades old, but some Chinese are trying to do something about it.
February 04, 2020
Africa’s Coronavirus Challenge
By Hannah Ryder
The decision whether to evacuate their citizens from China is just the first hurdle for African countries amid the outbreak.
December 12, 2019
China in Africa’s Peace and Security Landscape
By Abdou Rahim Lema
China and many African countries have converging interests in ensuring a stable, secure, and peaceful Africa.
July 31, 2019
The Evolution of Afro-Chinese Identity
By Layne Vandenberg
Interracial relationships between Africans and Chinese are changing how Chinese identity is defined for their children.
February 23, 2019
How China Exports Repression to Africa
By Samuel Woodhams
China’s “techno-dystopian expansionism” is undermining democracy in African countries.
September 26, 2018
China’s Empty Promises of Green Energy for Africa
By Jill van de Walle
Despite a verbal emphasis on renewables, most Chinese energy financing in Africa goes to coal, oil, and gas.
September 10, 2018
Can China Bring Peace to Africa?
By Semungus H. Gebrehiwot and Biruk M. Demissie
FOCAC is not all about economics. China is also making great contributions to peace and security on the continent.
September 05, 2018
Are Chinese Loans To Africa Good or Bad? That’s The Wrong Question.
By Hannah Wanjie Ryder
The right question is what African leaders will do to demand what Africans need.