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Mar 30, 2016

Chinese government officials have been on all-out PR offensive across Africa lately to reassure increasingly nervous political and business leaders that even though China's economy may be slowing it will not affect the PRC's investment plans in Africa.

Africans, for their part, have reason to be worried. Chinese trade...


Mar 23, 2016

In their new book "Continental Shift: A Journey into Africa's 21st Century," South African authors Kevin Bloom and Richard Poplak embarked on 14-country odyssey across two continents over a span of five years to report on Africa's changing economic, political and social landscapes.

What they discovered along the way...


Mar 19, 2016

Every couple of years we like to take a break from our usual routine of discussing the week's leading China/Africa news or interviewing analysts in order to take our listeners behind the scenes at The China Africa Project.

Every month, Eric & Cobus receive quite a bit of feedback on the show via email, Twitter, Facebook...


Mar 8, 2016

China's lofty ambition to revive its ancient silk road trading routes is now becoming a reality. When complete, One Belt, One Road (OBOR), or the Maritime Silk Road as it is more commonly known, will connect China via rail and shipping links with major markets in the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa.

Billions of...