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Aug 26, 2017

The Beijing-based StarTimes Group is now one of Africa's most important media companies with 1.4 million subscribers across 30 countries. The pay TV company is leading the continent's transition from analog to digital television with some of the world's most affordable cable/satellite TV packages priced as low as $4...


Aug 19, 2017

Wolf Warriors 2 is the movie sensation of the summer in China, taking in over a record $630 million in box office receipts. The movie is so popular that is now the first non-Hollywood film to ever break in to the top 100 highest grossing releases.

Set in a fictitious African country, Wolf Warriors 2 depicts a...


Aug 12, 2017

Nairobi-based journalist Mark Kapchanga contends that it is time for Africans to learn to speak Chinese. In a provocative column published last month in the Chinese newspaper Global Times, Kapchanga warned that Africans are at risk of being on the losing end of an "information asymmetry" unless they begin to learn...