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New order, new deals

Asian companies face new rules and new relationships in Africa’s most prolific but politically complex oil producer

Reforms in Nigeria’s oil sector, promised by Minister of State for Oil Odein Ajumogobia, will mean that some of the multibillion dollar deals with Asian companies will be re...


Shifting sands

Khartoum’s côterie of Asian investors worry about a return to the North-South war

China is trying to strengthen its diplomatic and commercial relations with Sudan despite the international opprobrium that those relations have attracted. Meanwhile, Khartoum&rs...


Charting Africa's Chinese future

by Chris Alden

The extravagance on show at the China-Africa Summit in Beijing last November marked the beginning of a consolidation of ties between the two regions. Chinese and African leaders ...


Year of the Pig - the new scramble for Africa

Deputy Governor of the People's Bank of China Xiang Junbo explained that this is the Year of the Pig in the Chinese calendar, a symbol of fortune and good luck. For many of the 2,000 African delegates in Shanghai who heard him, that is starting to ring true.

The revelation by African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka that the China Exim Bank, the country's official export credit agency, has agreed to finance projects worth som...


The Western response

Ostensibly, Western finance officials welcomed Asia's developing ties with Africa at the African Development Bank meeting in Shanghai. Norway's Secretary of State for International...


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