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What Will the US-China Trade War Mean for Africa?

The collateral damage and potential opportunities, as seen from Uganda, Nigeria, and Ethiopia. The arguments on all sides of the ongoing trade confrontation between the...

Mamamah airport: Sierra Leone cancels China-funded project

Sierra Leone has cancelled a $400m (£304m) Chinese-funded project to build a new airport outside the capital Freetown. Former President Ernest Bai Koroma signed the...

China dragon likely to clamp Kenya, Africa Read

Last week marked a major milestone, or millstone - depending on where one’s seat at the table is positioned - in the country’s relationship...

Chinese Aid and Investment Are Good for Africa

Increased interest in the continent’s real estate and resources will enhance the bargaining power of governments there—but they need to bargain for the right...

Donkeys stolen, skinned in Africa to feed Chinese demand

Dawn was just beginning to break when Joseph Kamonjo Kariuki woke to find his donkeys missing. The villager searched the bush frantically for the...

How China is Transforming Africa Into ‘New Factory of the World’

China's decade-long assistance to Africa has borne tangible results with thousands of kilometers of new railroads and dozens of ports, airports and power stations...

There is growing momentum to adopt China’s yuan as a reserve currency in Africa

African central bank leaders are currently discussing whether to hold the yuan as part of their foreign reserves, highlighting the Chinese money’s rise as...

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...

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