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Population: 1.39 bn.
GDP: $12.24 trn.
Debt: $1.71 trn.

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The titanium rush

The government has warned Chinese company Hong Ti Minerals to develop its mining project quickly as other Chinese firms join the hunt

Such is the competition for Mozambique’s mining permits that the government has threatened to revoke licences from companies that do not quickly develop their concessions. Mi...


Concessions clear the way for Bong Mine

Activists won better terms for local communities from the Chinese investors in mine and railway works

Protestors celebrated a victory in September after China Union, Wuhan Iron and Steel Corporation and the China-Africa Development Bank agreed to employ more local people and do mor...


CNPC suspended

Caught by a surprise inspection, the Chinese company that has worked in the Bongor Basin since 2007 faces huge financial and reputational losses

Chad has frozen the activities of China National Petroleum Corporation after inspectors found the company was dumping waste oil in holes dug in the ground in the Bongor Basin. If t...


Vicente and China Sonangol

A case brought against Vice-President Manuel Vicente accuses him of breaking the law through his continuing directorship at China Sonangol

Angola's Vice-President Manuel Domingos Vicente is facing demands for his impeachment, following revelations that he secretly renewed his official position on the board of China So...


Beijing will connect your call

The government does not want to liberalise the telecommunications sector and has hired Chinese contractors to carry out much-needed improvements

On 18 August, the acting Chief Executive Officer of state-owned telecoms operator Ethio Telecom, Andualem Admassie, signed the second of two US$800 million deals that will drastica...


The numbers game

The government's White Paper on Africa reported that trade rose to a new record of US$198.5 bn. in 2012, but the report lacks the detail other governments provide

China’s trade and investment in Africa continues to rise rapidly since it became the continent’s largest trading partner in 2009, new Chinese government statistics show...


Diminishing returns in Beijing

The President returned from his July trip with US$1.1 bn. in loans and promises of new projects – but it’s far less than the $3 bn. his goverment had targeted

President Goodluck Jonathan’s state visit to China delivered much-needed finance for infrastructure projects but the final amount was rather less than his officials had origi...

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How the big projects fell short

The promised deregulation of the refined petroleum market is just one reason for the investment delay

Political and financial concerns have stalled or forced the reformulation of many of the major projects trumpeted since 2008. Back in May 2010, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corpo...


Africa and the great Chinese slowdown

As Nigerian exporters have trouble selling crude in the United States because of the fracking revolution and South African economists study movements of China’s yuan for their impact on the rand, Africa’s economies are ever more strongly linked to Asia’s.

As Nigerian exporters have trouble selling crude in the United States because of the fracking revolution and South African economists study movements of China’s yuan for thei...


Deals miss election deadline

The IMF sounded alarm bells over the sidelining of Finance Minister Coulibaly in late June after he opposed several rushed deals with Beijing

Uncertainty hangs over three controversial deals with China that President Dioncounda Traoré’s outgoing transitional government had hoped to conclude before the first ...


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