Africa policy

China’s African Odyssey

The Wall Street Journal has published a Caixin interview with former Chinese ambassador to South Africa and current special envoy for African affairs, Zhong Jianhua. Zhong discusses the shifting triangle of...

Documentary and Debate on China in Africa

The Atlantic’s Damien Ma welcomes a new documentary on China’s presence in Africa from brothers Marc and Nick Francis: China’s expanding footprint in Africa has become almost synonymous with a paradigmatic...

China’s Africa Strategy

In the beginning of May, 2008, the Asia Society in New York convened several experts to discuss the increasing complexity of Sino-African affairs. An audio file is now available on the Asia Society web site. The participants and...

China and Africa

In an Opinion piece in the International Herald Tribune, Hany Beseda reviews policy issues regarding China’s growing engagement in Africa and how China has been dealing with mounting criticism. […] [I]n recent...



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