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Can a Phone “Made in Rwanda” Compete with Those “Made in China”? We’re About to Find Out.

The first truly African-made smartphone is now available for sale. And when they say "African made" they aren't kidding. While other phones have been assembled in Africa with components imported from Asia, the Mara Phone is made entirely of parts manufactured in Rwanda and elsewhere in Africa. ...

China Mobile Reportedly in Talks to Buy One of South Africa’s Largest Mobile Operators

Cell C has been in distress for quite some time and now there are reports that state-owned China Mobile is considering buying the embattled South African mobile operator. South African tech news site Tech Central quoted a source familiar with the negotiations who ...

2019 Oxford Economics Africa Risk-Reward Index

Oxford Economics' annual African investment risk assessment report is a useful companion with the EY Attractiveness report to evaluate foreign investment trends in Africa, albeit not specifically focused on China. Three Recommendations From This Year's Risk-Reward Index:

What Key Lessons Can African Countries Learn from the China-NBA Dispute

DISCLAIMER: The article raises a number of sensitive issues that are intended to inform and educate stakeholders in the China-Africa relationship about key political issues in China that influence current events. CAP Managing Editor Eric Olander, nor anyone else at the CAP, does not advocate for or ...