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Africa China Relations

The More Nefarious Side of China's Engagement in Africa

Eric Olander | Posted 08.07.2016 | World
Eric Olander

In regular visits to Africa, Chinese leaders emphatically reject the accusation of neo-colonialism and that Beijing is only interested in exploiting the continent's natural resources. The reality, though, is much more complicated, according to Financial Times Investigations Correspondent Tom Burgis.

How Can Africa Compete With China?

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 06.04.2012 | World
Marcelo Giugale

Africans have lots of opportunities to trade that they have not yet exploited -- opportunities that are outside of China's reach. The first of this "low-hanging fruits" is food.

China Deepens Ties With Africa (AUDIO)

WorldFocus | Martin Savidge | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Chinese President Hu Jintao ended his tour of four African nations this week, having promised to deepen ties with the continent. A lot of chatter ha...