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.

Colonial Ambitions?

In an article on, 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...

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China May Be Right in Africa

In an opinion piece in the July issue of the New African, Dr. Kwaku Atuahene-Gima, a professor at the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai, writes: […] In many ways, China-Africa relations are...

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China to Extend Africa Acquisitions

From the (subscription required): China is readying to move into Africa on a scale that far outstrips its acquisitions on the continent to date, according to the South African bank that is laying the groundwork....

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