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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...

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China's controversial hair exports to Africa

Thousands, maybe even millions of African women, are wearing hair extensions made in China. What...

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Dalai Lama forces China to overplay its hand in South Africa

Pretoria's apparent refusal to grant Tibetan spiritual leader The Dalai Lama a visa to attend a...

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China halts arms sales to S. Sudan (wait, what?)

In June, China's ambassador to Juba publicly declared that Beijing would not sell weapons to any...

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China & The Battle for Africa

Al Jazeera stands alone among the major international news channels in its regular coverage of...

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Dambisa Moyo isn't so keen on the Chinese model for Africa

"For poor countries, China is no model" declares Zambian economist and author Dambisa Moyo in a...

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Mugabe critic: Zimbabwe's 'old friend' China is bleeding it dry

Harare-based economist and columnist Vince Musewe doesn't mince words in his criticism of...

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South Africa to Dalai Lama: 'you're not welcome' (really)

For a third consecutive time, South Africa has made it clear to the Tibetan spiritual leader The...

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China-Africa trade may be booming, but big problems loom

Trade between China and Africa will break another new record this year as it's expected to top...

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China's massive mining deal in DRC is back on track

The controversial Sino-Congolese mining deal Sicomines has been revived thanks to new financing...

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How China & US are "complementary rivals" in Africa

There is a persistent meme within the international media that China's rise in Africa represents...

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Reporter's Notebook: CCTV Africa's special reports from the DRC

China Central TV multimedia journalist Clementine Logan recently completed a series of special...

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US puts on good show, but still can't catch up with China in Africa

The United States Africa Leaders Summit was an effort to focus Americans' attention on the...

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China looms over the US-Africa Leaders Summit

For the first time for an American president, Barack Obama is convening in Washington a summit of...

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Understanding Chinese foreign aid to Africa

China's recent publication of its white paper on international aid reaffirmed the important role...

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A new era of Chinese manufacturing in South Africa begins

South African president Jacob Zuma personally oversaw the opening of the First Automative Works...

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China fast becoming South Africa's new best friend

No where in Africa is China's engagement more comprehensive than it is in South Africa. China...

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China's trade unions think they can help Africa

It's a bit counterintuitive to think that a country supposedly run by a communist workers party...

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China's most famous economist has a few suggestions for Africa

In the staid world of economics, Justin Yifu Lin is the closest one comes to being a bonafide...

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Sino-Africa marriages in China: 'till death do us part?'

A marriage boom of sorts is underway in China where a growing number of African men are tying the...

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