October 16, 2020
COVID-19 Spells Trouble for China in East Africa
By Abdou Rahim Lema and Samu Ngwenya
From debt to trade deficits, the pandemic is highlighting existing problems in China’s relationship with the East African Community.
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.
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.
January 25, 2019
The Chinese Railways Remolding East Africa
By Nicholas Muller
Chinese-financed transport infrastructure projects are fundamentally changing connectivity in East Africa.
July 27, 2016
Who Supports China in the South China Sea and Why
By Wang Wen and Chen Xiaochen
The psychology behind global support for China’s South China Sea position: a desire to avoid war.
June 01, 2016
China in Africa, Part I: The Good
By David Volodzko
A closer look at the fact and fiction surrounding China's involvement on the continent.
April 12, 2016
China ‘Abducts’ Taiwanese in Kenya
By J. Michael Cole
The forced deportation of Taiwanese citizens to China sparks fears about extraterritoriality.
January 29, 2015
China's 'Maritime Silk Road': Don't Forget Africa
By Shannon Tiezzi
China's "Maritime Silk Road" is expanding beyond Asia to the African coast.
December 12, 2013
China and Kenya Expand Cooperation With Railroad Project
By Justin McDonnell
China’s Road and Bridge Corporation Center (CRBC) struck a deal with Kenya to launch a new and improved railway.