New Reports on China’s Role in Africa

A new report from the NGO Saferworld details the effect of China’s expanding African presence on the continent’s security and stability. China’s bilateral relations with African states are largely determined by its...

The Times: Chinese Whispers

The Times has an editorial about China’s “inaction” in helping curb Tehran’s nuclear ambitions: China’s role in the six-power group and the UNSC is crucial. Its economic strength matters in the...

China Grants Sudan $3m for North-South Unity

From the Sudan Tribune: On Sunday, the Chinese government granted the government of Sudan $3 million for the purposes of strengthening unity between the north and south of Sudan. The grant comes on the heels of a recent...

China Hits Back at BBC Report on Sudan

From the AFP: A BBC report alleging that China is breaking a United Nations arms embargo on Sudan is biased, the Chinese special envoy to Darfur said in comments published here on Tuesday. Envoy Liu Guijin said China’s...

China ‘Is Fuelling War in Darfur’

From BBC News: The BBC has found the first evidence that China is currently helping Sudan’s government militarily in Darfur. The Panorama TV programme tracked down Chinese army lorries in the Sudanese province that came...

The Chinese in Africa: Threat or Promise?

The Chinese in Africa: Threat or Promise? (July 2008) In this month’s edition of the Journal of International Peace Operations (PDF), former U.S. Ambassador to Gambia and Senegal Herman Cohen writes that China’s...

China-Africa: Daily News Round-Up 070208

Scott Greathead on China and the Darfur Issue In this four minute-long video clip from an event at the Asia Society in New York on June 18th, 2008, corporate lawyer and human rights advocate Scott Greathead outlines...



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