South Sudan

China Says South Sudan Oil May Flow

As China and South Sudan work to rebuild the latter’s infrastructure through a $2.5 Billion grant to build new universities, China’s Africa envoy, Zhong Jianhua, says South Sudan’s oil may flow by November. This claim comes...

China Loans South Sudan $2.5 Billion for Universities

South Sudan has struggled to build its infrastructure since gaining independence from Sudan last year after decades of civil war. The country relies on oil exports for 98% of its revenue, but the oil industry has been shut down...

Zambia: China’s African Headache

Violent incidents involving Chinese in Africa highlight the risks of China’s expansion on the continent. A week ago, a Chinese manager was killed at Zambia’s Collum copper mine, which has seen other conflicts in the...

China, Russia Deepen Ties

China has had a long relationship with Sudan. Amid tensions between Sudan and South Sudan due to the unresolved oil disputes and border demarcation, China and Russia have once again banded together in resisting United Nations...

China’s Sudan Opportunity

While there have been major disputes between Sudan and South Sudan since long before the latter’s formation in July of 2011, China has tried hard to maintain a favorable relationship with both states. China, who has major...

China, Sudan Discuss Oil Dispute

With the recent disputes between Sudan and South Sudan, China has expressed concerns about maintaining their investments with Sudan and building new ties with South Sudan. Last week, South Sudan expelled a Chinese oil executive...

South Sudan Expels Chinese Oil Executive

The Chinese executive in charge of South Sudan’s largest foreign oil producer was expelled from the country following a dispute with Sudan. From the AP: China said Thursday it hopes talks will remove any misunderstanding...

Chinese Foreign Minister Visits Sudans

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi is visiting both Sudan and the newly independent South Sudan, marking the first high-level visit from Beijing since the latter’s secession last month. From the BBC: China has been a...

China Recognizes Independence of South Sudan

China has formally recognized the world’s newest nation, South Sudan. From Xinhua: In a message sent to his South Sudanese counterpart Deng Alor Kuol, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said China would recognize South...



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