As China’s diplomacy, trade, and investment in African nations has increased in recent...
Africans in China
by Natalie Ornell | Jun 1, 2014
At HuffPost Live, journalist Howard French speaks about the themes in his book...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 19, 2012
Foreigners living in China have been in the spotlight recently as the behavior of a few has inspired the government to crack down on the group as a whole. In Guangzhou, tensions have flared between expats and authorities when a...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 20, 2011
Amidst a climate of widespread hostility towards immigrants in rich nations, The Economist points out the economic and other advantages diasporic populations bring to both host and home countries. Overseas Chinese, who taken...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 6, 2010
The Guardian visits southern Guangzhou and speaks with African immigrants who have experienced both discrimination from locals and a crackdown by police in recent months: Emma, the community leader, had just returned from...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 25, 2009
South Africa’s Mail and Guardian reports on the rising tensions between residents of Guangzhou and the growing number of African immigrants moving to their city: In the past few years, tens of thousands of African and Arab...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 16, 2008
Blogging for China translates a Southern Metropolis Daily report about the lives of African traders living in Guangzhou’s so-called Chocolate City: Religion and business are the two things that most closely bind Africans...
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