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Jan 28, 2018

Somali-British freelance journalist Ismail Einahse joins Eric & Cobus to discuss his recent opinion column "Trump's Insults Will Nudge African Nations Closer To China." The article, published on NPR.org, reflects a contentious debate going on about the future of U.S. foreign policy in Africa and whether the void left by...


Jan 21, 2018

Chris Alden, professor of international relations and China-Africa scholar, joins Eric & Cobus to discuss his new book "Seeking Security: China’s Expanding Involvement in Security Cooperation in Africa."

Join the discussion. Are you concerned about China’s surging military presence in Africa or do you think it’s...


Jan 14, 2018

Africa is emerging as a “proxy platform” for Asia’s great powers as each moves to improve their positions at home through greater influence abroad, according to Asia-Africa researcher Mandira Bagwandeen. “Competitive connectivity projects in, and via, Africa amongst China, India and Japan, places Asia’s...


Jan 7, 2018

Zoe Huang is a researcher and development director at the independent non-profit organization China House Kenya that works to help bridge the divide between Chinese companies and African stakeholders. Last fall, she co-authored a column for the Chinese newspaper Global Times on how Chinese companies can “Tell a...