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In Ethiopia, Obama and the United States stand in China's long shadow

When US president Barack Obama speaks in front of the African Union in Ethiopia today (July 28), he will address the delegation at the organization’s new, shiny headquarters—built by the Chinese. 515 more words

[Translation] China: A New El Dorado for Africa's Great Minds

I recently contributed to an article about African students in China that was published in the French newspaper Le Monde. As I–and most of my dedicated readers–can’t read French, I wanted to post an English translation on my blog. 569 more words


Research Reflections, Part I

After a lengthy hiatus from blogging, I thought I’d pick back up by talking a little bit about my actual project and experiences working at Zhejiang Normal University’s Institute of African Studies researching African student-entrepreneurs in China. 2,059 more words


L’Afrique Devrait Tirer Avantage Des Problèmes Economiques Et Démographiques Chinois

En mai 2015, Candy Ma, une industrielle chinoise qui fabrique des produits pour la compagnie américaine Walmart, la suédoise H&M et la britannique Tesco, annonce l’ouverture d’une usine au Rwanda qui produira 30 mille t-shirts par an et emploiera 2000 ouvriers. 808 more words


China and Africa strengthen partnerships for health and development

The clean energy company Hanergy Holding Group and UNAIDS have agreed to cooperate on philanthropic and corporate responsibility initiatives to achieve zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths in Africa. 495 more words


The Seven Best Sites for China Goes Global News and Analysis

As Chinese businesses go global with ever more confidence and as Beijing’s diplomatic influence expands in tandem with its growing economic clout there is ever more interest in understanding its activities across the world. 622 more words


IFAA and UCT Confucius Institute: China-Africa Colloquium

The Confucius Institute of the University of Cape Town has invited IFAA to co-host a high level Colloquium on China-Africa relations with Ben Turok as Programme Director. 48 more words

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