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Mar 25, 2013

A discussion on the state of Chinese medical aid in Africa with a particular emphasis on the work doctors are doing in war-torn Mali | Professor David Shambaugh is the second prominent figure to publicly slap China in another blow for China's public image in Africa | Preview of president Xi Jinping's role at the...


Mar 17, 2013

Nigeria's Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi's warning that his country and the entire continent should regard China as an aggressive competitor sets the tone for a new stage of Sino-African ties, one where African leaders may become far more assertive | The upcoming BRICS summit in Durban South Africa | China's...


Mar 10, 2013

US Senator Chris Coons sounded the alarm that the United States is rapidly falling behind the Chinese when it comes to overall engagement in Africa and if Washington does not take action it may be too late | How China's non-interference policy is complicating the West's aid agenda in Africa | The mysterious Airbus plane...


Mar 3, 2013

The NY Times and National Geographic track the "trail of blood" in the illegal African ivory trade that leads to China. While there is understandable outrage, the issue is far more complex than how it's being framed in the Western media | Chinese arms sales to Africa | How the Australian mining giant Rio Tinto lost big...