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China’s growing reach in Africa: are we seeing a fair trade?

Africa needs China, and China needs Africa.  China’s investments, trade, foreign aid, loans and grants play a huge role in developing the continent.

South Africa’s Amka takes stake in Eagle Health

A South African cosmetics, toiletries and nutrition products group, Amka Holdings, is stumping up $10 million to become a cornerstone investor in the ASX float of Chinese...

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...

China Plans to Approve Developing Giant Simandou Iron Ore Mine

China is close to giving the go-ahead for some of its biggest state-owned companies to develop the giant Simandou iron ore mine in Guinea, potentially paving the way for the project to be built after years of legal wrangling.

China’s ‘Ivory Queen’ gets 15 years jail in Tanzania for smuggling tusks of 350...

Yang Feng Glan, 69, had lived in Tanzania since the 1970s and was secretary-general of the Tanzania China-Africa Business Council.

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...

How Chinese money is transforming Africa

Nairobi, Kenya -- Kenyan and Chinese workers are putting the finishing touches on the biggest infrastructure project in Kenya’s post-independence history – a $3.8...

The new scramble for Africa: how China became the partner of choice

Addis Ababa has a surprise in store for those who haven’t visited in two years. Cutting through the heart of this booming city, where...

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...

What Africans think about China’s influence in their countries

Scholars and analysts debate about China’s growing influence in Africa. Just in The Monkey Cage, we’ve featured posts asking whether China’s influence in Africa is something to fear,

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