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Does China Sit Atop the Drone Throne?

By Lukas Fiala On Wednesday, it was reported that China donated four Type PMR-50 UAVs to Benin. Produced by China’s state-owned defense major NORINCO, the PMR-50 is a small, close-range drone and will reportedly support Benin’s counterterrorism efforts, likely by enhancing ...

China’s Renewable Energy Expertise Could Help Cape Town Address Crippling Blackouts

As South Africa’s power woes worsen, Cape Town is seeking to double electricity supplies from hydropower from the current 200 megawatts (MW) in a desperate bid to reduce the impact of chronic power outages. South Africa’s second-biggest city is trying ...

China’s Small but Important Role in Ghana’s Debt Crisis

China's share of Ghana's $55 billion public debt is quite small at just $1.7 billion or 3% of the total, but Beijing nonetheless plays a critical role in Accra's efforts to revive its economy. The Ghanaian government needs China's support in ...

WEEK IN REVIEW: Brazilian President Expected to Reschedule China Visit to April 11th

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong embarked on a week-long trip to China on Monday that will include meetings with both President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Qiang. The visit marks the Singaporean leader's first visit to China since the COVID-19 pandemic. (STRAITS TIMES)