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Feb 24, 2013

Zambia takes control of a controversial Chinese-owned mine while Botswana's president says he intends to limit the number of infrastructure contracts that go to the Chinese | Academics accuse Human Rights Watch on incompetence about a report on labor conditions in Chinese-owned Zambian mines | The US General Accounting...


Feb 17, 2013

Chinese migrants in one of Africa's smallest countries, Lesotho, are facing a new wave of hostility and xenophobia | Turns out that low-cost Chinese imports are NOT to blame for South Africa's textile industry woes, according to a new academic report | The tragic case of "Bobby," a young Togolese-Chinese boy abandoned...


Feb 12, 2013

A Chinese small-business owner shares his compelling first-hand perspective on the sensitive issue of Sino-African labor relations | A UK-based environmental group reports on massive Chinese illegal logging in Mozambique | China's seemingly insatiable demand for ivory is fueling illegal elephant poaching in ZImbabwe....


Feb 3, 2013

In his Senate confirmation hearings, Washington's new top diplomat John Kerry used some historically loaded language when it came to describing the Chinese in Africa. He will have a very steep learning curve on this issue when he takes office this week | Even if the US is committed to catching up to the Chinese in...