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China's "rogue aid" to Africa isn't as much or as controversial as we thought

A decade ago, a New York Times columnist coined the term “rogue aid” to describe China’s financial assistance in the developing world: nontransparent, nondemocratic, and above all self-interested. 693 more words

China and Africa Resources Part 2: Books

by Julia Tatrai

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Africans in China

Bodomo, Adams (ed.) (2016) Africans in China: Guangdong and Beyond, New York: Diasporic Africa Press… 1,138 more words


China's Belt and Road Initiative to Play a Key Role in Overcoming Global Health Challenges

Michel Sidibé, the Executive Director of UNAIDS, has urged international health leaders to prioritize health development. While giving his keynote address at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road High Level Meeting for Health Cooperation: Towards a Health Silk Road, Mr Sidibé also expressed to the Vice-Premier of China, Liu Yandong, his appreciation for China’s efforts through the Belt and Road initiative to create greater cooperation for better health and highlighted the ongoing work to strengthen China–Africa health connections. 352 more words


China's Djibouti Base Raises The Flag

THE PLA-NAVY formally opened its base in Djibouti this week, China’s first military base overseas — though Beijing prefers to call it support facilities. Symbolically, it raised the flag in Djibouti on the same day as the PLA’s 90th anniversary. 368 more words


Uganda's Chinese-built high speed railway will cost even more than Kenya's did

Kenya launched its first high speed railway last month, a rail link connecting Nairobi and the port city of Mombasa, that cost about 327 billion… 337 more words

China and Africa Resources Part 1: Blogs & Features

by Julia Tatrai

As a follow up to our interview with Firoze Manji a while back, we are happy to publish the first part of our China in Africa resources series featuring relevant blogs and features discussing different aspects of China in Africa. 829 more words


China is training Africa's next generation of transport and aviation experts

China is moving beyond building Africa’s roads, railways and ports to investing in the continent’s transportation and aviation industries as a whole.

Plans to build five… 310 more words