The Guardian’s Africa correspondent David Smith reports that China will soon send 700 combat...
by Paulina Hartono | Jan 8, 2010
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi met with Nigerian officials to discuss oil exports and other energy matters. From Bloomberg: Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, on a six-nation tour of Africa and the Middle East, met his...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 1, 2009
Despite recent setbacks, China is persevering in its efforts to secure major oil deals in Africa. From the Wall Street Journal: China state-owned CNOOC Ltd. (CEO) has become the latest company to enter talks with Uganda over a...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 24, 2009
The New York Times reports: The giant Chinese oil company Sinopec has made a $7.22 billion takeover bid for the international oil and gas exploration company Addax Petroleum, the companies announced Wednesday. The takeover would...
China in Africa Round-up 07.30: China-Niger Oil Deal, African Art in Beijing, and China’s Power Diplomacy
by Matthias Giessler | Jul 30, 2008
Outcry Over China-Niger Oil Deal From the BBC: A multi-billion dollar oil deal between China and the west African state of Niger has been denounced by unions and transparency campaigners. Civil rights groups in Niger are...
by Morgan Figuers | Apr 3, 2008
Another Chinese bank is considering investing in South Africa. From IC Publications: A major, but unidentified Chinese bank is in talks to buy a stake in South Africa’s second-largest lender First National Bank, the...
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