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Ramaphosa: China to Increase PPE Shipments to Africa and Deploy New Centralized Distribution Hub

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday that all African countries will be able to procure COVID-19 medical supplies shipped from China through a new central gateway. “What we are now doing, is to set up a procurement platform, which we are going to launch next week, ...

Global Times Just Comes Out and Says It: Africa Should Abandon Democracy and Follow China’s Development Model Instead

Over the years, China has actively promoted its party-led governance model in Africa over more pluralistic forms of government common in the U.S. and Europe. But, for the most part, they've kept that message pretty low key so as not to come off as trying to overtly ...

Q&A: The U.S.-China Narrative Battle in Africa Over Anti-Black Discrimination

The ongoing violent unrest in dozens of U.S. cities to protest police brutality against African Americans is now emerging as a key theme in the U.S.-China narrative battle in Africa. China's state-run media outlets along with its diplomatic social media channels in Africa are publishing a steady ...

Tweet of the Day: Kenyan Economist David Ndii Highlights One of the Most Important Challenges in the Current China-Africa Relationship

Popular Kenyan economist David Ndii gave voice today to a widely-held perception among large swathes of African civil society that Chinese interests are much more aligned with the continent's governing elites than with those of everyday people.  This hasn't been helped, ...

Debt Relief in Africa: A Conversation With Renaissance Capital’s Charlie Robertson

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Mohamed was among the first African leaders to issue an urgent appeal for debt relief back in March even before COVID-19 had become a serious public health issue on the continent.“COVID-19 poses an existential threat to the ...

2+ Months Into the COVID-19 Economic Crisis in Africa and Still No Word on Debt Relief

It's been more than two months since Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed warned in a letter to G20 leaders that African countries face an "existential threat" from the economic crisis brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak. Since ...

With All Suspects Now in Custody, Zambian Authorities Begin Investigation Into Sunday’s Murder of Three Chinese Nationals

Zambian police on Wednesday arrested the third and final suspect accused of murdering three Chinese nationals last weekend at their clothing factory in the Makeni, a suburb of the capital Lusaka. Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo promised a full investigation into the attack.

Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa Apologizes for Crackdown on Local Chinese Businesses and for Using Derogatory Language

Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa issued a public apology on Wednesday for his recent crackdown on Chinese merchants in the city and for using the derogatory word "Chinaman" alleging that he was unaware it's offensive. "I accept my error in judgment by ...

Why the Sengwa Coal Plant in Zimbabwe Will Probably be China’s Last Mega Deal in Africa For a Very Long Time

China and Zimbabwe are moving forward with a massive new $3 billion coal power plant in the northern city of Sengwa. When complete, the new plant will generate 2800 megawatts of power and could singlehandedly erase the power deficit that's crippling the country.

China’s Oil Imports from Angola Continue Recovery

Angola was China’s fifth top crude oil supplier in April, customs data showed, with imports rising 23.8% from the same month a year earlier. In the first four months of 2020, Chinese imports from Angola are still negative, despite the recovery. ...
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