Illegal Export of Logs Prevented

Mozambican authorities have uncovered logs that were ready to be illegally shipped to China. From Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique: According to a statement from the Tax Authority, the customs services in the northern...

The Zambezi Valley: China’s First Agricultural Colony?

From Online Africa Policy Forum: While quite a lot of ink has been spilled over China’s scramble for African oil and mineral resources, little notice has been taken of its growing demand for food stuffs from Africa and for new...

Special Report: China in Africa

Fast Company magazine has published a special issue focusing on China in Africa. From the first article in the multi-part series: In just a few years, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has become the most aggressive...

If You Build It, They Will Come

From Chinese President Hu Jintao finished his tour of Africa, where he visited eight nations, including the coastal nation, Mozambique. China announced plans to build a $57 million stadium in Maputo, the capital of...

China, Mozambique: Old Friends, New Business – Loro Horta

From ISN Security Watch: China’s phenomenal growth and the resultant need for raw materials and new markets has led Beijing to vigorously re-engage with Mozambique, and Africa in general. China’s relations with Mozambique date back to the 1960s when the PRC supported the Marxist-oriented FRELIMO party in its struggle for independence against Portuguese colonial rule. […]

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