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Ethiopia is already the ‘China of Africa’ as growth rate approaches 8.5 per cent

Will Ethiopia become "the China of Africa"? The question often comes up in an economic context: Ethiopia's growth rate is expected to be 8.5...

Chinese investment in Africa could create national economies ‘entirely dependent on China’, say experts

'These firms come under the guise of partnership, but this rhetoric, combined with genuine short term benefits masks longer term problems'. Chinese investment in Africa could be...

China Gives Nigeria a Dam

The Nigerian government has announced that the China Civil Engineering Corporation will complete a huge hydropower plant in the Mambila region of Taraba state, a plateau near...

As other African countries ban donkey slaughter, Kenya doubles down to meet Chinese demand

Twice a month, Julius Yebei, 45, embarks on a three-day journey by foot with a herd of donkeys from a livestock market in Bomet...

China’s Presence in South-South Cooperation Transforming Africa’s Agriculture: FAO Official

Africa has derived enormous benefits in agricultural transformation from China through its South-South Cooperation, an official of the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture...

Here’s Why China Is Betting on Africa

Africa is a continent that has suffered from monolithic, often negative conceptions, with some even thinking of it as a ‘country’. Separating the fact from...

Chinese web merchants are using African children to advertise search engines and camgirls

‘I don’t know how much money is given to the children. Sorry’ Chinese vendors are facing backlash for selling customized photos and videos featuring African...

China-Africa Relations: At a Crossroads?

After over 15 years of rapidly expanding economic and political exchanges, China-Africa relations are changing. During the sixth Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Johannesburg...

‘China is everywhere’ in Africa’s rising technology industry

It's a match made in business heaven: Chinese technology companies hungry for expansion are diving into the less-developed African continent, where several countries are...

Why Africa’s sky-high returns are China-bound

Banks in Africa have the highest returns on capital in the world, and the potential in other sectors is equally huge. But, writes Brian Caplen, China is so...

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