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Chinese Migration

Chinese Migrants in Africa Are Getting Hit by the Slowing Global Economy

Eric Olander | Posted 03.03.2016 | World
Eric Olander

Thousands of Chinese migrants who settled in Africa over the past decade or so now face mounting uncertainty as economic growth slows across the continent and back home in China. Dr. Yoon Jung Park, one of the world's leading experts on Chinese migration in Africa, joins Eric & Cobus -- in the podcast above -- to discuss what impact the slowing global economy will have on China's migrant population in Africa.

The Greatest Migration: China's Urbanization

John Wagner Givens | Posted 04.30.2013 | World
John Wagner Givens

The larger story, which can really only be told through numbers, is about how "China's urban population has increased from 180 million people in 1978 to 690 [million] now" and since rural birth rates consistently outpace urban ones, it is specifically a tale of rural to urban migration.