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Sep 27, 2014

"For poor countries, China is no model" declares Zambian economist and author Dambisa Moyo in a September Wall Street Journal essay. Moyo's criticism of the Chinese economic model and its applicability for developing countries seemingly marks a dramatic evolution of her thinking with regards to the Chinese in Africa. For years, Moyo was among the most vocal supporters of China's economic engagement on the continent, but, just as the nature of the PRC's investments in Africa have evolved, so has apparently Moyo's thinking on the subject.