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GDP: $12.24 trn.
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Africa gets into the driving seat

Governments are negotiating much more robustly with Chinese companies and cancelling those contracts they judge to be poor value

It had seemed that the big-ticket investors in African countries sponsored by China would be free to run rough-shod over investment and other legislation, given the fervour with wh...

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New plans for Simandou

After China Power's alumina refinery deal in September, Chinalco and Rio Tinto plan to start production at the giant iron-ore mine

China Power Investment, which plans to build an alumina refinery at Boffa in western Guinea, is on the verge of succeeding where many other companies have failed or given up. A dea...


Sparklers for Beijing

Chinese companies are seeking new joint venture partners and buying stakes in established companies to increase the supply of rough diamonds to Chinese markets

While Beijing is getting ready to take its turn at the presidency of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, Chinese companies are busy launching a new investment drive in the ...


Chinese partners make mining projects viable

With less money around for mining investments, companies are taking on multiple partners

Like many other mining companies, Mwana Africa and its Chief Executive Officer Kalaa Mpinga are not just counting on one company for finance for future mining projects. With less m...


Dilemmas over power cuts and shortages

With regular power outages and Harare in the grips of a water crisis, the government needs money fast

The inability of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front government to maintain sufficient levels of food production, energy and water supplies is a major problem for l...


Huawei in corruption probe

Telecoms equipment left unclaimed at the port leads to a government investigation into the Chinese company

Ethiopia has launched an investigation into the illegal import of US$13 million in telecommunications equipment in the name of Ethio Telecom by Huawei Technolgies. The inquiry will...


A new phase of China-Africa cooperation

Peace and security will move up the agenda

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his counterparts from 40 African governments came together for the Third Round of Political Consultations during the meeting of the Unite...


China Kingho targets multiple projects

The privately-owned mining company is expanding its business activities to include mining, railway and electricity projects

China’s Kingho Energy has clinched an agreement with the Ministry of Energy for the construction of one thermal and three hydroelectric power plants in Sierra Leone. Minister...


Wooing Juba

Talks about a loan worth US$1-2 billion and finance for mining and energy projects show the growing strength of relations

Diplomats from Beijing continue their courtship of the South Sudan government, with substantive talks about new billion-dollar loans and promises of Chinese diplomatic support. All...


Controversy over contracts

Irregularities in the award of multimillion-dollar telecommunications contracts to two Chinese companies lead to their cancellation


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