The January 7th attack on the Paris-based satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo inspired an...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jan 3, 2013
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Melissa M. Chan | Nov 11, 2012
Reuters reports two Chinese nationals have been killed in northeast Nigeria. This incident comes amid recent tensions in Africa when a Chinese manager was killed in Zambia: The killings bring to four the number of Chinese...
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 Paulina Hartono | Jan 8, 2010
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi met with Nigerian officials to discuss oil exports and other energy matters. From Bloomberg: Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, on a six-nation tour of Africa and the Middle East, met his...
by Fan Linjun | Jan 22, 2008
It sounds like a legend: A project manager of a Chinese power company was recently crowned as a chieftain by a Nigerian tribe, after he helped it build a 10-classroom school with sports facilities and frequently gave candies to its kids and red envelopes of money to its elderly. From China Daily: When Fang Yibo […]
by Liu Yong | Aug 9, 2007
From China Brief ( Volume 7, Issue 16): In its efforts to expel an Islamist government and capture a handful of inactive al-Qaeda suspects in Somalia, the United States has risked its political reputation in the region through a series of unpopular measures. These include backing an unsuccessful attempt by warlords to take over the […]
by Sophie Beach | May 14, 2007
From the Washington Post: China announced Monday that it had launched a Chinese-manufactured communications satellite into orbit on behalf of Nigeria, marking the first time China has built a commercial satellite and put it into orbit on contract for another country. The launch, in Monday’s pre-dawn hours from the Xichang space center in southwestern Sichuan […]
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