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Jan 27, 2013

Professor & Director of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, He Wenping, is our special guest this week | The West's colonial legacy hangs over much of Europe's present-day engagement in Africa and how China presents itself without comparable historical baggage | The meme about how France's military operation in Mali...


Jan 21, 2013

How fake Chinese anti-malaria drugs threaten the lives of millions across Africa and China's reputation on the continent | The impact of China-Africa ties on the broader international relations system | A critique from Beijing University on China's government-run volunteer programs in Africa.


Jan 13, 2013

A growing number of young Chinese are volunteering in Africa but are they actually getting anything done? | The U.S. Peace Corps vs. Chinese volunteer programs | Chinese in Namibia | Namibia pushes back on a Chinese loan program to build two new roads.


Jan 6, 2013

A contentious debate between two leading academics breaks out over whether China is really building 100 dams in Africa | China & Japan eye Zimbabwe's vast coal reserves | In the wake of the uprising in the Central African Republic, China appears to be getting the hang of evacuating its people from troubled...