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’
By Bonnie Girard
The southern African country is seeing increasing backlash to China’s influence.
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
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?
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
By Tridivesh Singh Maini
Japan has a long, albeit low-key, history of high-quality infrastructure projects in African countries.
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.
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.
FOCAC 2018: Rebranding China in Africa
By Shannon Tiezzi
Slight shifts in focus reveal China's attempts to shed accusations of “neocolonialism” once and for all.
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
By Andrew McCormick
China's struggles with multiculturalism and race issues will hinder its soft power overseas.
Why the West Needs to Stop Complaining and Start Engaging China in Africa
By Pippa Morgan
China is here to stay, and Western and African countries alike should make the most of it.
‘We Are Chinese’: How China Is Influencing Sierra Leone’s Presidential Election
By Arran Elcoate
China is playing an unusually direct role in Sierra Leone's presidential campaign.