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Japan's Africa Outreach: Why China Should Pay Attention
October 10, 2018
Japan's Africa Outreach: Why China Should Pay Attention
Japan has a long, albeit low-key, history of high-quality infrastructure projects in African countries.
Japan's Africa Outreach: Why China Should Pay Attention
Mines, Money, Mandarin: China in Zambia
October 05, 2018
Mines, Money, Mandarin: China in Zambia
China’s presence in Africa has been unfairly vilified. In Zambia, however, this criticism is unusually apt.
Mines, Money, Mandarin: China in Zambia
Flying High: Japan Strengthens African Ties
October 02, 2018
Flying High: Japan Strengthens African Ties
Japanese investment in Africa naturally invites comparison with the activities of China in the same region.
Flying High: Japan Strengthens African Ties
Can China Bring Peace to Africa?
September 10, 2018
Can China Bring Peace to Africa?
FOCAC is not all about economics. China is also making great contributions to peace and security on the continent.
Can China Bring Peace to Africa?
Are Chinese Loans To Africa Good or Bad? That’s The Wrong Question.
September 05, 2018
Are Chinese Loans To Africa Good or Bad? That’s The Wrong Question.
The right question is what African leaders will do to demand what Africans need.
Are Chinese Loans To Africa Good or Bad? That’s The Wrong Question.
FOCAC 2018: Rebranding China in Africa
September 05, 2018
FOCAC 2018: Rebranding China in Africa
Slight shifts in focus reveal China's attempts to shed accusations of “neocolonialism” once and for all.
FOCAC 2018: Rebranding China in Africa
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
April 17, 2018
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
China's struggles with multiculturalism and race issues will hinder its soft power overseas.
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
Why the West Needs to Stop Complaining and Start Engaging China in Africa
March 20, 2018
Why the West Needs to Stop Complaining and Start Engaging China in Africa
China is here to stay, and Western and African countries alike should make the most of it.
Why the West Needs to Stop Complaining and Start Engaging China in Africa
‘We Are Chinese’: How China Is Influencing Sierra Leone’s Presidential Election
March 16, 2018
‘We Are Chinese’: How China Is Influencing Sierra Leone’s Presidential Election
China is playing an unusually direct role in Sierra Leone's presidential campaign.
‘We Are Chinese’: How China Is Influencing Sierra Leone’s Presidential Election
China's Medical Aid in Africa
March 14, 2018
China's Medical Aid in Africa
China is doing more than building roads in Africa. It's also curing patients.
China's Medical Aid in Africa
Is China Inflicting a 'Century of Humiliation' on the World?
February 04, 2018
Is China Inflicting a 'Century of Humiliation' on the World?
China's questionable practices and laissez-faire attitude are buying it a reputation similar to the colonial powers that once tormented it.
Is China Inflicting a 'Century of Humiliation' on the World?
If China Bugged the AU Headquarters, What African Countries Should Be Worried?
January 31, 2018
If China Bugged the AU Headquarters, What African Countries Should Be Worried?
China fiercely denied reports that it spied on the African Union for five years after building its new headquarters.
If China Bugged the AU Headquarters, What African Countries Should Be Worried?
Diamonds and the Crocodile: China’s Role in the Zimbabwe Coup
November 22, 2017
Diamonds and the Crocodile: China’s Role in the Zimbabwe Coup
Tracking China's interests in the south African state.
Diamonds and the Crocodile: China’s Role in the Zimbabwe Coup
Malawi-China Diplomatic Ties: 10 Years On
September 15, 2017
Malawi-China Diplomatic Ties: 10 Years On
A decade after establishing relations with Beijing, has Lilongwe benefited as it had hoped?
Malawi-China Diplomatic Ties: 10 Years On
China’s African Knot
August 17, 2017
China’s African Knot
China’s involvement in Africa is changing from "business only" to include peacekeeping and other political interests.
China’s African Knot
This Is the Achilles’ Heel of China’s Soft Power Projection Towards Developing Countries
July 31, 2017
This Is the Achilles’ Heel of China’s Soft Power Projection Towards Developing Countries
China must make a concerted effort to equip Chinese citizens with the necessary sociocultural tools to build respectful and long-term people-to-people relations.
This Is the Achilles’ Heel of China’s Soft Power Projection Towards Developing Countries
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