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China studying Africa

Public universities and government-backed think-tanks dominate Chinese research on Africa. Most ministries host official research institutions, which have limited independence.

Air Tanzania soars no more

The former Chief Executive Officer of troubled Air Tanzania Corporation Limited, David Mattaka, and two others appeared in court on 21 March to answer charges of abuse of office an...

Lusaka welcomes Asia, again

President Michael Sata tries to balance Chinese investors’ interests and his populist policies

The former scourge of Chinese investors, President Michael Chilufya Sata, has reshuffled his Patriotic Front government to placate Asian and other investors and to streamline econo...

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 ...

Too much competition

A group of 33 Malawian merchants in Karonga has petitioned the government to oust the Chinese nationals whose businesses, the traders complain, are increasing competition in the no...

Cementing ambitions

President Idriss Déby Itno inaugurated a new cement factory at Baoré in Mayo-Kebbi on 16 February. Chad’s first cement plant was built by China CAMC Engineering Company, thanks to ...

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