Author: Matthias Giessler
Matthias Giessler is a freelance writer and policy analyst with special focus on China’s geopolitical and economic interests in (primarily sub-Saharan) Africa.
In an article on newmatilda.com, Hannah Edinger examines China’s influence in the Africa. Most interestingly, she discusses the opaque nature of China’s foreign aid to the continent: […] The absence of a central aid agency, the lack of general time series data of annual aid flows, and the non-transparent nature of Chinese loans (loan interest rate, maturity,
China in Africa Round-up 08.01: ICC Indictment, Chinese Troops in Darfur, Anti-Dumping Investigation in SA, China Funds in Africa, and A Chinese Color War
From Xinhua: China Urges Security Council to Suspend ICC Indictment of Sudanese Leader China on Thursday urged the UN Security Council to suspend the International Criminal Court (ICC)’s indictment of Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir. “China supports the reasonable request by the African Union and other organizations for the council to take early measures
Most Recent Entries
- 2008.07.31 China May Be Right in Africa
- 2008.07.30 China in Africa Round-up 07.30: China-Niger Oil Deal, African Art in Beijing, and China’s Power Diplomacy
- 2008.07.30 China to Extend Africa Acquisitions
- 2008.07.28 China Tells Mugabe “To Behave”
- 2008.07.28 NPR Series: China’s Rising Power in Africa
- 2008.07.22 China in Africa Round-up 07.22: Booming Business in Angola, Elephant Poaching, and Hui Li, the” Chinese Schweitzer”, African Traders Rebuffed
- 2008.07.20 Why Has China Bought Mugabe a Mansion?
- 2008.07.19 China’s Hands-off Foreign Policy a Collapse of Creativity
- 2008.07.18 Is China Colonizing Africa?
- 2008.07.17 China in Africa Round-up 07.17: Genocide By Proxy, Colonization Denied, and Anger Over Ivory
- 2008.07.15 China Gets Permission to Import Ivory From Africa
- 2008.07.15 China Has “Grave Concerns” Over ICC Sudan Decision
- 2008.07.14 China Hits Back at BBC Report on Sudan
- 2008.07.14 Spotlight on China as Sudanese President is Indicted
- 2008.07.13 China’s $9bn Drive to Buy Africa’s Mineral Wealth
- 2008.07.13 UN May Legalize Ivory Sales from Africa to China
- 2008.07.11 China Vetos UN Sanctions on Zimbabwe
- 2008.07.10 World Bank: China Narrows Africa’s Infrastructure Deficit
- 2008.07.10 China’s Role in War on Darfur’s Peacekeepers
- 2008.07.09 The Chinese in Africa: Threat or Promise?
- 2008.07.07 China’s Africa Strategy
- 2008.07.07 Niger Signs Power Deal with China
- 2008.07.04 Chinese Investments in Africa
- 2008.07.03 U.S. and China: Accessing Africa’s Black Gold
- 2008.07.03 What Is The Current Wisdom on China’s Presence in Africa?
- 2008.07.03 Behind the Reluctance of China and Africa to Criticize Mugabe
- 2008.07.02 China-Africa: Daily News Round-Up 070208
- 2008.07.02 China’s Environmental Footprint in Africa
- 2008.07.02 CTA Briefing: Chinese Development Activities in Africa
- 2008.07.01 Riz Khan Show: China in Africa
- 2008.07.01 Liu Guijin on China’s Role in Zimbabwe
- 2008.07.01 IMF to Study Congo’s China Deal
- 2008.07.01 U.N.’s Ban Calls on China to Be Bigger Peacemaker
- 2008.07.01 Gates Foundation Taps Into Chinese Expertise For Its Work in Africa
- 2008.06.27 China in Africa: Invasion or the New Face of Globalization?
- 2008.06.27 Dr. Brautigam: China’s Engagement in Africa
- 2008.06.27 China Equity Fund to Invest $300 Million in Africa
- 2008.06.27 China, Africa and the Global Food Crisis
- 2008.06.27 Paul Collier: China’s Investment in Africa
- 2008.06.25 China Says NGOs Stir Anti-Chinese Feelings in Darfur
- 2008.06.25 China in Africa: Implications for U.S. Policy
- 2008.06.25 Darfur – UN Envoy Doubtful About Peace Process
- 2008.06.24 China’s Role in Zimbabwe
- 2008.06.21 China and Africa
- 2008.06.21 China’s Presence Increasingly Important in Cooling the World’s Hot Spots
- 2008.06.21 Centre for Chinese Studies Weekly Briefing
- 2008.06.21 China in Africa: Mercantilist Predator, Development Partner Or Both?
- 2008.06.21 China Looks to African Soil to Feed Its Economy