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Population: 1.37 bn.
GDP: $11.19 trn.
Debt: $1.42 trn.

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Redback takes on greenback

African countries will be among the first to adopt the Chinese renminbi as a reserve currency

South Africa, China’s largest trading partner on the continent, looks set to be the first African nation to join the 20 other countries and regions that have swapped currency in de...


South Bank challenge to IMF and World Bank

The 28-29 March New Delhi summit of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries debated establishing a BRICS development bank – the South Bank – to give the...


NDC hopes for Beijing election bonanza

Vice-President Mahama’s April trip to Beijing sealed a position of primacy for China and paves the way for more oil-backed loans

Just twelve months after the start of commercial oil production, Ghana has mortgaged its lucrative oil marketing monopoly to Unipec via the state-owned Ghana National Petroleum Cor...


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Hui Liangyu

Vice Premier, China

Vice-Premier Hui Liangyu championed cooperation in agriculture, mining and infrastructure on his tour through Namibia, Uganda and Zimbabwe in early April. Hui is one of China’s fou...


Condé wants quick results

Five-year plans, inspired and financed by China, are winning support in Conakry as pressure mounts on the government

Officials from the China Development Bank (CDB) are offering to finance a substantial part of the Conakry government’s US$8.6 billion overhaul of mining and industrial infratructur...


Wary of pipeline politics

Political and technical worries are holding back progress on the ambitious plans for a national gas industry

Planning and construction work on Ghana’s US$850 million gas pipeline is slowing down because the lead contractor – China’s Sinopec – fears that national elections in December coul...


The three billion dollar question

The government’s decision to borrow US$3 billion from the China Development Bank (CDB) has become a key election issue, much to the irritation of the authorities in Beijing, who pr...


Think-tanks and policy-makers

China’s rocketing trade and political engagement with Africa are driving the growth in think-tanks and policy fora on Asia-Africa relations

A new report from the United States’ Social Sciences Research Council highlights the links between research and China-Africa trade and diplomacy. A Preliminary Mapping of China-Af...


Africa studying China

The numbers of African institutions studying China are far fewer than those of Chinese institutions studying Africa. Regional studies programmes are often poorly financed, but join...


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