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Sudan and China’s Evolving Non-Interference Policy in the Global South

By Lukas Fiala and Hugo Jones, China Foresight LSE IDEAS Scenes of chaos reached us from Sudan this week, as a fragile power-sharing agreement collapsed. On 25th October, merely weeks after a failed coup attempt, Sudanese generals toppled the civilian-led government that had ...

Week in Review: Sudan Coup, Glasgow Climate Summit & G20 Debt Relief

This week Eric & Cobus discuss the Chinese response to the military coup in Sudan and how it differs from Beijing's reaction to September's coup in Guinea. Plus, Cobus explains why he's not optimistic about the outcomes for developing countries from ...

Week in Review: Sanctions, Supply Chains & Security

Three robbery-hijackings in a week have put South Africa's Chinese community on edge. The latest incident occurred last week in the Humewood area of Port Elizabeth where like the previous two incidents an ethnic Chinese driver was forced off the road and robbed at gunpoint. The assailants also ...

The Worst May Be Over For Embattled Chinese Mining Giant Sicomines

The Sino-Congolese mining company Sicomines, which has been under intense scrutiny for the past several months over its 2007 contract with the government, is now communicating with a sense of confidence that gives the impression its troubles with the authorities in Kinshasa may be over.