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Nov 26, 2012

The controversial politics behind Beijing Automotive Works plans to break in to South Africa's contentious taxi manufacturing market | Chinese industrial logging in the Democratic Republic of the Congo | China's role in helping lift African countries to Middle Income Country (MIC) status, but who really cares?

Nov 20, 2012

China sees a huge opportunity to change the narrative of international news coverage of Africa. With huge investments in TV, Internet and print media in Africa, Beijing clearly sees media as an integral part of its overall Africa strategy. University of Oxford research fellow Iginio Gagliardone specializes in...

Nov 12, 2012

The number of African students studying in China has grown 20% a year since 2003 and is part of a broader Chinese strategy to deepen Beijing's ties to the continent | Two Chinese construction workers were shot and killed in northern Nigeria, bringing the six week death toll in West Africa to six | The impact of the...

Nov 7, 2012

Phd candidate Elsje Fourie is the special guest this week to discuss her research on how China's economic development model is gaining popularity in parts of Africa | Anti-Chinese, anti-immigrant journalism in South Africa | The increasingly cozy relationship between Chinese and African elites.