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.
September 04, 2018
Is eSwatini on the Brink of Cutting Ties With Taiwan?
By Charlotte Gao
A new report says eSwatini is trying to establish diplomatic ties with China.
March 08, 2018
Tillerson Slams Chinese Financial Practices in Africa
By Ankit Panda
Before his own trip, the U.S. secretary of state accused China of causing “dependency” through “predatory loans.”
February 23, 2018
Racism and the Belt and Road in CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala
By Chenchen Zhang
What a controversial skit tells us about racial and geopolitical narratives in China.
February 09, 2018
Rebutting Spying Allegations, China Pledges to Be Africa's 'Most Reliable' Partner
By Shannon Tiezzi
The chair of the African Union Commission visits China after a report claims Beijing bugged the AU building.
January 31, 2018
If China Bugged the AU Headquarters, What African Countries Should Be Worried?
By Shannon Tiezzi
China fiercely denied reports that it spied on the African Union for five years after building its new headquarters.