Episodes
What can China do to help revitalize the stalled peace process in South Sudan?
Published 07/30/21
As China curtails infrastructure finance in Africa, what's next for Beijing's engagement on the continent?
Published 07/23/21
Tanzania and China have resumed talks over the controversial Bagamoyo port expansion deal. But in the COVID-era, does major another port in East Africa really make sense?
Published 07/14/21
What lessons can be applied to Africa from China's engagement in Central Asia.
Published 07/02/21
Shannon Tiezzi, editor in chief of The Diplomat, shares her views on current trends in Chinese international relations.
Published 06/30/21
The DR Congo moves to re-negotiate Chinese mining contracts.
Published 06/23/21
China's losing interest in financing risky infrastructure projects in developing countries. What does this mean for Africa?
Published 06/18/21
Can Chinese television and digital culture build a following in Africa?
Published 06/16/21
How much did China's internet governance model influence Nigeria's decision to block Twitter?
Published 06/11/21
Although Huawei's new mobile OS will likely fail to gain a large market, it could become very popular in certain developing regions like Africa.
Published 06/04/21
Update on the distribution of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines around the world.
Published 06/01/21
What's it going to take for Uganda to make it big in China's booming coffee market?
Published 05/28/21
Understanding the Chinese outlook and approach to global development assistance.
Published 05/26/21
How a sharp decline in Chinese development lending is contributing to Africa's burgeoning infrastructure financing crisis.
Published 05/21/21
Two journalists, one from Africa and the other from China, discuss the top environmental issues.
Published 05/14/21
Depending on who you speak with, the 25-year Comprehensive Strategic Partnership (CSP) agreement between China and Iran either marks the emergence of a new "axis of evil" that's going to overturn the balance of power in the Middle East or it's just a lot of vague promises that are largely aspirational with no firm commitments. The truth is that no one outside of the participants themselves actually knows what it's in the agreement because it hasn't been made public and probably will never be...
Published 05/07/21
Fudan University Assistant Professor Andrea Ghiselli joins Eric & Cobus to discuss his new book on China's role in the rapidly changing security dynamics in the Mideast & North Africa
Published 05/04/21
How China Loses: The Pushback Against Chinese Global Ambitions
Published 04/30/21
Breaking down some of the widely-held yet outdated misperceptions about Chinese labor in Africa.
Published 04/28/21
A new Ghana-based think tank aims to fill an important void in the China-Africa knowledge space.
Published 04/23/21
How should the U.S. confront China to promote more sustainable infrastructure development in the Global South?
Published 04/20/21
How Chinese business practices are cutting out the middlemen in Kenya's fishing industry and disrupting the entire sector.
Published 04/16/21
2021 has been a busy year so far for China's technology giants as they look to expand their international operations and appear to have their sites set on expanding in both the African and Arabian markets. JD, Didi, iQiyi, and Tencent are among those who've all made announcements in the past few weeks. Tech journalist Alexandria Williams closely follows Chinese e-commerce and technology companies from Nairobi where she's now writing a weekly Tech Digest column for The China Africa Project....
Published 04/13/21
India's role in the burgeoning great power rivalry between the United States and China and how that's playing out in Africa.
Published 04/09/21
A rare look inside China's overseas lending methods and the terms used in Chinese loans contracts.
Published 04/07/21