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.
December 06, 2021
Is the Africa-China Relationship at Its Lowest or Highest Level Yet?
By Leah Lynch, Hannah Ryder, and Jing Cai
A focus on a supposed drop in Chinese financing overlooks the commitment to strengthen relations in other key areas of importance to African leaders.
November 29, 2021
Are African Governments Expecting Too Much From FOCAC?
By Lauren Ashmore
The case of Africa’s agricultural exports to China highlights the progress made through FOCAC agreements -- and the road still left to travel.
September 30, 2021
The Global Gateway: Response to China or Solution for a European Problem?
By Etsehiwot Kebret
There are two possible explanations for the EU’s new connectivity strategy: one focused on China, and the other on the EU itself.
August 30, 2021
The African Continental Free Trade Area Is a Boon for China
By Jonathan Munemo
The biggest beneficiary of the new trade bloc may be China rather than Africa.
August 19, 2021
China’s Shipping Delays Are Costing African Economies
By Osaru Omosigho
China’s shipping delays to African countries in particular are the result of global trends. They need a global solution.
May 24, 2021
Agency, Bargaining Power, and African Leadership Visits to China
By Jade Scarfe and Jing Cai
Such visits show Africa’s agency in the relationship, but much more can be done to ensure African countries get what they need from China.
March 19, 2020
China’s Coronavirus Slowdown: Which African Economies Will Be Hit Hardest?
By Hannah Ryder and Angela Benefo
COVID-19 – and the corresponding China “shock” – could have a disproportionate effect on Africa’s smallest, and poorest, economies.
February 08, 2019
Is China Undermining Its Own Success in Africa?
By Brendon J. Cannon
Negative interactions with Chinese companies and individuals are hurting the country’s image in many African countries.
October 25, 2018
What Will the US-China Trade War Mean for Africa?
By Bonnie Girard
The collateral damage and potential opportunities, as seen from Uganda, Nigeria, and Ethiopia.