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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...


Africa's bidding war

Tokyo used its conference to show that Japan's aid and its private sector can compete with China and India in Africa

At the Fifth Tokyo International Conference for African Development, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government pledged ¥3.2 trillion (US$32 billion) in public and private fu...


Spotlight on Queensway Group

China International Fund's former parent company, Dayuan International Development, is ordered by a judge to hand over its books to a former director

A high-profile Hong Kong court case could reveal more details about the business dealings of the secretive China International Fund and China Sonangol. Nicknamed the ‘88 Quee...


TICAD V: An agenda for business

TICAD attendees will discuss how to get the Japanese private sector involved in African development and how to fight against piracy and instability

Japan will roll out its plan for the next five-year phase of African engagement at the Fifth Tokyo International Conference for African Development in Yokohama on 1-3 June. Boostin...

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Angry envoys

Seoul is developing new initiatives to bolster its African diplomacy but is inadvertently ruffling feathers with perceived errors in protocol

Ahead of the late May visits to Seoul of Presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Armando Guebuza of Mozambique, new President Park Geun-hye declared that South Korea must shape it...


Lu’s broadside at Western policy

China’s top Africa policymaker, Lu Shaye, took to the pages of the officially sanctioned China International Studies in March to slam the interventions by Western governments in Ce...


The BRICS didn’t break out the bank

The emerging countries’ summit reached agreement on a currency stabilisation fund and ministers will continue negotiations on a new development bank

Symbolism and messages counted more than the details at the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit in Durban, South Africa, on 26-27 March. So, after lengthy ...


Workers of China unite – in Africa

Trades unions may still have problems operating independently in China but Chinese workers and entrepreneurs are more ready to take industrial action on African projects.


Negotiating African risk

After underestimating the challenges facing their African investments, Chinese companies are looking for new ways to protect their projects and personnel

'China wholeheartedly welcomed by Africa,’ crowed the state-owned China Daily on 5 March. Yet China’s ever-growing relations with the continent face a complex environment of politi...


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