Comparing China’s Engagement in Africa and Latin America
By R. Evan Ellis
There are substantial commonalities in Beijing’s engagement between the two regions, but also differences that provide insights into how China-based entities make, and adapt, policies.
The China Factor in the India-Tanzania Strategic Partnership
By Raghvendra Kumar
Tanzania’s skepticism toward China has opened new space for India to upgrade a longstanding partnership.
China and Zambia: A New Chapter Beyond Debt?
By Huiyi Chen
The Zambian president’s visit to China moved the relationship beyond debt and reset to a focus on growth.
China’s Oil Gambit in Africa’s Conflict Zones
By Robert Bociaga
Across the continent, China is doubling down on energy investments even in the face of local opposition and violent conflict.
Will China’s Private Security Companies Follow the Wagner Group’s Footsteps in Africa?
By Jong Min Lee and Samuel Wittman
As the controversial Russian mercenary group is diverting its attention to Ukraine, China’s PSCs have a window to expand their engagement in African countries.
China-Gabon Relations Get an Upgrade
By Yixin Yu
What are China’s interests in the Central African state, and vice versa?
China-Russia Cooperation in Africa and the Middle East
By Mercy A. Kuo
Africa and the Middle East provide conducive conditions for China and Russia to advance their shared and separate agendas.
China Sends Military Drones to DRC Amid Fears of Regional War
By Robert Bociaga
The DRC has purchased Chinese attack drones, raising concerns about China’s role in exacerbating the DRC-Rwanda conflict.
What Will African Leaders Seek to Gain From Welcoming China’s New Foreign Minister?
By Yixin Yu and Charlie Zong
A look at the priorities the AU, Ethiopia, Gabon, Angola, Benin, and Egypt have for their relationships with China.
Countering China in Africa by Reaffirming US Tech Leadership
By Sam Howell
To effectively mitigate the influence of Huawei and other Chinese tech giants in Africa, the U.S. must position itself as a willing and reliable alternative partner.
The Secrets of China’s Economic Statecraft in Africa
By Anzetse Were
Beijing has succeeded by responding to African governments' precise needs, against a backdrop of lingering mistrust of the West.
Is Japan Beginning to Overtake China on Infrastructure Financing in Kenya?
By Patrick Anam
A closer look at the trends and differences in Japanese vs. Chinese lending to Kenya.