As the deadly Ebola virus spreads in Western African countries, and as sometimes irrational fears...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 17, 2011
The Economist investigates the China International Fund, a shadowy Hong Kong-based syndicate accused of a range of misdeeds. These include corruption, profiteering with African natural resources while breaking the terms of...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 16, 2009
Paul Collier, director for the study of African economies at Oxford University, writes in the Independent: For the past few months Guinea has been ruled by a young army captain who led a successful coup. Not that you’d...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 16, 2009
The Times has more details about the controversial mining deal recently signed between Guinea’s pariah military regime and Beijing: China is preparing to throw the junta in Guinea a lifeline in the form of a...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 13, 2009
The New York Times reports: Guinea’s military government, facing international sanctions and heavy strictures over a mass killing of unarmed demonstrators, is highlighting a recent agreement with a Chinese company that could...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 25, 2009
The New York Times reports from Guinea on its shifting relations with China: As global commodity prices have plummeted and several of China’s African partners have stumbled deeper into chaos, China has backed away from some of...
by Morgan Figuers | Jul 8, 2007
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