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China's controversial technology partnership with South Africa

The Chinese and South Africa governments have signed a pact, or a "plan of action," where Beijing will provide a...

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Chinese racist views towards blacks and Africans

When riots broke out in the US city of Baltimore in May 2015, the reaction across the Chinese social web was sadly...

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A flash point in China-Africa relations re-opens in Zambia

When critics of the Chinese in Africa make their case, the Collum coal mine in Zambia is invariably on their list of...

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China, Africa and the PRC's massive new development bank

57 countries including two from Africa are among the founding members of China's new development bank, the Asian...

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Chinese dreams and the African renaissance

Leaders in both China and Africa have articulated new visions for their respective regions that project a strong...

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There's a lot about China's ties with Madagascar you probably don't know

The Chinese population on the east African island of Madagascar defies many of the poorly-informed albeit widely-held...

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China's BIG gamble in the TINY Comoros Islands

The Comoros is a tiny island nation off the east coast of Africa in the Indian ocean and where a major Chinese...

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Chinese studies at the University of Botswana

It's long been said that while China may have an Africa policy, African do not have a China policy. In particular,...

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China's mystery deal with the African Union

It's not really news anymore when China announces yet another massive infrastructure construction deal in Africa....

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Flash of anti-Chinese xenophobia in the DR Congo

Anti-government protestors filled the streets of the DRC capital Kinshasa on January 19 and 20 to protest against a...

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China FM to Africa: 'we're not building an empire'

There is a custom in Chinese diplomacy that the Foreign Minister's first overseas trip of the year always begins in...

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From 'Made in China' to 'Made in Africa'

A growing number of Chinese companies are looking to outsource production overseas in a bid to lower costs and meet...

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Africa and China's new great power diplomacy

Chinese president Xi Jinping recently outlined a new, ambitious foreign policy agenda that aims to make China a...

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Who are the Chinese in Africa?

Some say the number of Chinese in Africa now exceeds one million people, some even go as high as two million....

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The BRICS Bank: China's drive to shake up development finance

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (aka the 'BRICS') are moving forward with an ambitious plan to shake up...

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A career in China-Africa research

Dr. Yoon June Park is among the most well-known Sino-Africa scholars in the field. Dr. Park has taught and done...

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How South Sudan is changing China

It's widely accepted that China is having a profound impact on China but rarely are African countries credited with...

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Comparing Chinese & African economic development

Hannah Ryder has been on the job as the United Nations Development Program's Deputy Country Director for China for...

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View From Beijing: A Conversation with Jeremy Goldkorn

South African-native and Jeremy Goldkorn is an outspoken commentator, blogger and podcaster. Jeremy is the founder of...

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Chinese corporations in Africa: saints or sinners?

"The African way of life is under attack by Chinese corporations," argues University of Technology, Sydney doctoral...

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