A recent exposé by Kenyan newspaper the Daily Nation details a host of risks to Kenyan sovereignty...
by lisbeth | Oct 16, 2018
Beijing continues to prioritize China-Africa ties, especially in investment, with Xi Jinping...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 7, 2017
As part of a special series on Chinese investment in Africa for the Los Angeles Times, Jonathan...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 15, 2016
This week, 45 Taiwanese citizens were deported from Kenya to China after several were acquitted on...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 21, 2013
In what some viewed as a snub the the U.S., new Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta paid his first...
by Samuel Wade | May 16, 2012
Following a series of damaging stories this year, notably the ousting of Bo Xilai and escape of Chen Guangcheng, The Atlantic's Damien Ma argues that "for all the financial muscle thrown behind shaping its global image, Beijing...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 16, 2012
Chinese environmental activist Ma Jun and Ikal Angelei, a Kenyan campaigner against a China-backed dam in Ethiopia, are among the recipients of this year's Goldman Environmental Prize. From the Goldman Prize's profile of Ma Jun:...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 9, 2011
The appetites of newly wealthy Chinese for ostentatious luxuries are fuelling elephant poaching across Africa. At Vanity Fair, Alex Shoumatoff writes that in the illegal ivory trade, "all roads lead to Guangzhou": In 2008,...
by Jenny Leung | Oct 3, 2008
The Telegraph's Mike Pflanz reports: Chinese workers rebuilding roads in northern Kenya are feared to be driving a sharp rise in elephant poaching which has seen dozens of animals slaughtered this year. In the first eight months...
by Matthias Giessler | Jul 2, 2008
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 China's...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 24, 2008
In Kenya's Daily Nation, writer Ken Kamoche writes about China's responsibilities in Africa: If China could stop hiding behind the so-called non-interference principle, and exercise a little more of its clout with Myanmar and...
by Kate Zhao | Jan 14, 2008
People’s Daily has offered their own take on the post-election turmoil in Kenya: Western-style democracy is to blame. From Reuters: …The People’s Daily, the official newspaper of China’s ruling Communist Party, said Western powers were themselves to blame for imposing colonial rule and then Western-style electoral democracy on Africa. “The Western ‘democracy’ transplanted to Africa […]
by Sophie Beach | Jun 23, 2005
From the June 21 USA Today: All across the continent, Chinese companies are building dams, repairing roads and running telecommunications systems. The modern scramble for Africa resembles the late 19th century, when European nations carved up the continent as they searched for minerals and slaves. Now they have been joined by Chinese companies. With world […]
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