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Diminishing returns in Beijing

The President returned from his July trip with US$1.1 bn. in loans and promises of new projects – but it’s far less than the $3 bn. his goverment had targeted

President Goodluck Jonathan’s state visit to China delivered much-needed finance for infrastructure projects but the final amount was rather less than his officials had origi...

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How the big projects fell short

The promised deregulation of the refined petroleum market is just one reason for the investment delay

Political and financial concerns have stalled or forced the reformulation of many of the major projects trumpeted since 2008. Back in May 2010, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corpo...


Africa and the great Chinese slowdown

As Nigerian exporters have trouble selling crude in the United States because of the fracking revolution and South African economists study movements of China’s yuan for their impact on the rand, Africa’s economies are ever more strongly linked to Asia’s.

As Nigerian exporters have trouble selling crude in the United States because of the fracking revolution and South African economists study movements of China’s yuan for thei...


Deals miss election deadline

The IMF sounded alarm bells over the sidelining of Finance Minister Coulibaly in late June after he opposed several rushed deals with Beijing

Uncertainty hangs over three controversial deals with China that President Dioncounda Traoré’s outgoing transitional government had hoped to conclude before the first ...


Intervention for the non-interventionists

They will not be involved in combat but Chinese troops will be joining the new peacekeeping force in Mali

China is sending troops to the new United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in late June that it would dispatch its largest single co...


Clashes but Sime Darby deal goes ahead

Sime Darby's rubber and palm-oil plantation wins backing from community leaders after facing NGO opposition. An attractive rehousing plan may have helped

Despite falling foul of local communities and environmentalists, in late June Malaysian palm oil giant Sime Darby finally won approval to cultivate rubber and palm oil on 5,000 hec...


Billions for ADO

Beijing state banks to lend billions to Ouattara

In July, Development and Planning Minister Albert Mabri Toikeusse revealed that negotiations are under way between the Abidjan government and China’s state-run policy banks t...


The Dar leader

Washington and Seoul are discreetly putting pressure on Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete to end military cooperation with Pyongyang. Around 18 North Korean military technicians a...


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Meng Jianzhu

Secretary, Central Politics and Law Commission, CPC, China

With more Chinese nationals and businessmen in Africa than ever before, the Beijing government has much to do when it comes to protecting its citizens. After a wave of attacks targ...


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