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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...

From China to Africa: Lessons on economic transformation

UNIDO ambassador Helen Hai’s personal journey from one continent to the other has led her to believe firmly in the power of economic transformation...

What Makes China’s Economic Achievements Suited for Africa

As the world socio-economic scenario has been changed, exceeding the West , China has stood out to be a potential growth pole for developing...

Alibaba’s Alipay Expands Into South Africa

Alibaba Group’s digital payment arm Alipay is launching in South Africa as it moves to expand the service around the globe. Alipay is working with...

China dangles staggering $15bn before Bawumia’s eyes

The Chinese government has dangled a staggering $15bn before the eyes of a government busy fighting off illegal miners including Chinese nationals. Ghana in exchange,...

Chinese Immigrants in Africa Struggle to Find Local Acceptance

With China pouring billions of US dollars worth of investments each year into Africa, new Chinese immigrants arriving in the continent, seeking new opportunities...

Why Chinese Infrastructure Loans in Africa Represent a Brand-New Type of Neocolonialism

How will African countries repay massive debts to China? Amid much fanfare, the Nairobi-Mombasa railway line opened in Kenya on May 31, 18 months ahead...

Kenyans Fear Chinese-Backed Railway Is Another ‘Lunatic Express’

NAIROBI, Kenya — With sloping, charcoal-gray walls that resemble the elegant curves of a luxury car, Nairobi’s sleek new railway station, built by China,...

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