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China’s Empty Promises of Green Energy for Africa
September 26, 2018
China’s Empty Promises of Green Energy for Africa
Despite a verbal emphasis on renewables, most Chinese energy financing in Africa goes to coal, oil, and gas.
China’s Empty Promises of Green Energy for 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
China’s Belt and Road Makes Inroads in Africa
July 31, 2018
China’s Belt and Road Makes Inroads in Africa
In Senegal, Rwanda, and Mauritius, China pursues Belt and Road agreements -- with mixed success.
China’s Belt and Road Makes Inroads 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 and Ethiopia, Part 1: The Light Railway System
February 13, 2018
China and Ethiopia, Part 1: The Light Railway System
Time is ticking to repay Ethiopia's light rail debt, which is not going to be easy without making sufficient profit.
China and Ethiopia, Part 1: The Light Railway System
Rebutting Spying Allegations, China Pledges to Be Africa's 'Most Reliable' Partner
February 09, 2018
Rebutting Spying Allegations, China Pledges to Be Africa's 'Most Reliable' Partner
The chair of the African Union Commission visits China after a report claims Beijing bugged the AU building.
Rebutting Spying Allegations, China Pledges to Be Africa's 'Most Reliable' Partner
China Officially Sets Up Its First Overseas Base in Djibouti
July 12, 2017
China Officially Sets Up Its First Overseas Base in Djibouti
China sends military personnel to its new base, designed to support Chinese missions in Africa and the Middle East.
China Officially Sets Up Its First Overseas Base in Djibouti
Sudan: China's Original Foothold in Africa
June 14, 2017
Sudan: China's Original Foothold in Africa
Thanks in part to U.S. neglect, China's footprint in Sudan has grown exponentially over the past 20 years.
Sudan: China's Original Foothold in Africa
Why Chinese Infrastructure Loans in Africa Represent a Brand-New Type of Neocolonialism
June 09, 2017
Why Chinese Infrastructure Loans in Africa Represent a Brand-New Type of Neocolonialism
How will African countries repay massive debts to China?
Why Chinese Infrastructure Loans in Africa Represent a Brand-New Type of Neocolonialism
China in Africa: What's the Real Story?
April 11, 2017
China in Africa: What's the Real Story?
Perceptions of China's role on the continent depend on who's telling the stories.
China in Africa: What's the Real Story?
Morocco: China's Gateway to Africa?
March 01, 2017
Morocco: China's Gateway to Africa?
Morocco is actively courting more Chinese investment and closer ties.
Morocco: China's Gateway to Africa?
China's Zimbabwe Risk
December 07, 2016
China's Zimbabwe Risk
Political infighting in Zimbabwe threatens China's investments and interests in its "all-weather friend."
China's Zimbabwe Risk
Cape Verde: A Blueprint for China's Positive Role in Africa
October 28, 2016
Cape Verde: A Blueprint for China's Positive Role in Africa
Why is China so interested in one of Africa's smallest countries?
Cape Verde: A Blueprint for China's Positive Role in Africa
'China Inc.' Becomes China the Builder in Africa
September 29, 2016
'China Inc.' Becomes China the Builder in Africa
Chinese loans in Africa mostly go toward building roads, railways, and power lines, not extracting resources.
'China Inc.' Becomes China the Builder in Africa
Does China Have a Looming Africa Problem?
September 19, 2016
Does China Have a Looming Africa Problem?
Some of China's closest partners on the continent are now facing domestic instability.
Does China Have a Looming Africa Problem?
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