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Ma goes to Africa

On 7-18 April, President Ma Ying-jeou will make a state visit to three of Taiwan’s four African allies – Burkina Faso, Gambia and Swaziland. It will be the first visit by a Taiwane...


Competition for clusters

The African Union will determine which African countries will host India’s two new industrial clusters, which will be backed by billions of dollars in investment from the New Delhi...


Beijing resets its Africa policy amid economic success

Hit by wars, piracy and corruption claims, Chinese companies adapt to Africa’s fast-changing politics

Hostage-taking, festering regional disputes and rising domestic criticism are all complicating the politics of Beijing’s Africa policy.


New pressure on Beijing

China is caught in the escalating fight over oil revenues between Sudan and South Sudan. Its newest African partner, President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s government in Juba, has asserte...


Trading places

Large numbers of Chinese nationals have been heading to Africa’s major cities to get their own slice of skyrocketing China-Africa trade

Traders are the visible target for the merchants, unions, consumers and politicians angered by the impact of China’s growing ties to Africa. Nevertheless, some African governments ...


Chinese traders set up shop

Small-scale Chinese merchants have established operations in major urban centres and rural outposts, leading to increased competition, violence and calls for government intervention


The year of the dragon, again

China’s trade with Africa has overtaken the USA’s trade with the continent and will soon rival that of the European Union

Officials are building up expectations for the fifth Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC V), which Beijing will host in the last quarter of this year. The showpiece summit, wh...


India’s new frontier

Many Indian businesses are not waiting for government support for their African ventures and are transforming Africa’s economic infrastructure

The Indian government starts 2012 aiming to almost double bilateral trade with Africa from US$46 billion to $70 bn. by 2015. Such plans disguise the fact that, so far, India’s enga...


Aggressive passivity

The government is tied in knots, but that has not stopped the armed forces from taking a more active role in international peacekeeping missions

Japan’s cycle of political instability and the long recovery from the tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis signal another year of inward focus for the governing elite. Prime Minist...


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