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“They told us to love the Chinese and ‘look East’ for solutions” – Stories of China in Africa


As we looked at yesterday, China may not be as welcomed in Africa as some authors might argue. My friends told me a few stories after reflecting on our first discussion that I thought should be shared, but didn’t quite … Continue reading

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Beijing, a Boon for Africa? – A discussion with Africans in China about China in Africa


I recently read Dambisa Moyo’s NYT op-ed “Beijing, a Boon for Africa.” After wrestling with a few questions that came up for me in the piece, I realized that this was a topic far beyond me and decided to ask … Continue reading

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China’s Growing African Empire – The Ugly


Earlier this week I brought you the good and the bad that has come out of China’s role in Africa, today we are focusing on the truly ugly. Violence and Abuse A large portion of China’s investments in Africa have … Continue reading

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