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Apr 30, 2014

Itle Nganta Dogmo is a Cameroonian-born university student in the United States who is now raising money to produce a documentary movie about China's engagement in Africa. Itle was motivated in part to take on this project after seeing firsthand just how poorly informed people in the US were about this important...


Apr 27, 2014

The Ethiopian government is expanding its suppression of civil and political dissent with the upgrade of its telecommunications network according to a new report from Human Rights Watch. The report alleges that censorship and surveillance are both on the rise as foreign companies, largely Chinese, install new...


Apr 23, 2014

New data reveals the massive amounts of money that China is spending on infrastructure development in Africa. In 2012, according to these figures, China spent a staggering $13 billion on roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects across the continent. By contrast, the United States spent just $791 million during...


Apr 19, 2014

Chinese companies, both public and private, have a well-deserved reputation around the world for not always being, well, the best corporate citizens. Corporate Social Responsibility is a new trend in Chinese corporate culture that has only recent begun to gain a following. Now, however, there are indications that some...


Apr 10, 2014

Sino-African relations is too often viewed in the context of how the relationship benefits China. This week, Dr. Daouda Cissé from Stellenbosch University in Cape Town, South Africa, joins us to share his views on a pan-African view of this vital relationship. In particular, we explore the critically important role of...