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US-China Spat Tips Kenya’s Index to a Decade Low
August 09, 2019

US-China Spat Tips Kenya’s Index to a Decade Low

By Tyler Roney
The U.S.-China trade spat puts more pressure on the China-Kenya economic relationship, already beset by BRI concerns.

The Evolution of Afro-Chinese Identity
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.
How a Pay TV Company Is Serving up a Soft Power Win for China in Africa
February 14, 2019

How a Pay TV Company Is Serving up a Soft Power Win for China in Africa

By Angela Lewis
StarTimes is making inroads across the continent, and winning fans in the process.

Is China Undermining Its Own Success in Africa?
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.

Zambia Debates Chinese ‘Economic Slavery’
January 28, 2019

Zambia Debates Chinese ‘Economic Slavery’

By Bonnie Girard
The southern African country is seeing increasing backlash to China’s influence.

The Chinese Railways Remolding East Africa
January 25, 2019

The Chinese Railways Remolding East Africa

By Nicholas Muller
Chinese-financed transport infrastructure projects are fundamentally changing connectivity in East Africa.

Explaining China’s Latest Catch in Africa
January 16, 2019

Explaining China’s Latest Catch in Africa

By Oana Burcu and Eloïse Bertrand
In Burkina Faso, peer pressure – not just checkbook diplomacy – helped motivate the switch from Taiwan.
Aiding Africa: If Not China, Then Who?
October 11, 2018

Aiding Africa: If Not China, Then Who?

By Grace Guo
An overemphasis on the challenges posed by Chinese aid to Africa can conceal the difficulty of providing credible alternatives.

Japan's Africa Outreach: Why China Should Pay Attention
October 10, 2018

Japan's Africa Outreach: Why China Should Pay Attention

By Tridivesh Singh Maini
Japan has a long, albeit low-key, history of high-quality infrastructure projects in African countries.

Mines, Money, Mandarin: China in Zambia
October 05, 2018

Mines, Money, Mandarin: China in Zambia

By Arran Elcoate
China’s presence in Africa has been unfairly vilified. In Zambia, however, this criticism is unusually apt.

Flying High: Japan Strengthens African Ties
October 02, 2018

Flying High: Japan Strengthens African Ties

By Arran Elcoate
Japanese investment in Africa naturally invites comparison with the activities of China in the same region.
Can China Bring Peace to Africa?
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.

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