Sudan oil

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’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...

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 Hostages ‘Killed in Sudan’ (Updated)

Five Chinese oil workers taken hostage in Sudan have been killed, according to the BBC: The five were part of a group of nine Chinese workers seized from an oil field in Kordofan in central Sudan. The foreign ministry said two...

China Presses Sudan to Cooperate with Peacekeepers

Edward Cody reports in the Washington Post: President Hu Jintao strongly urged Sudan to cooperate in the swift deployment of international peacekeeping forces and to help end humanitarian abuses in the country’s embattled...

Chinese Diplomacy ‘Hijacked’ By Big Companies

Chinese Big Oil is influencing the country’s foreign policy, especially when it comes to supporting Sudan’s military. From the Financial Times : Overseas investment by ­Chinese companies in countries such as Sudan...

Business Report: Sudan to double its oil refining capacity

From Business Report Sudan planned to double its oil refining capacity in three years to handle increased production after the east African nation reached an agreement to end its 21-year civil war, energy minister Awad Ahmed al-Jazz said yesterday.



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