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Beware Africa’s grey rhinos

I recently came across a reference to grey rhino risks in an article about business in China and assumed the author had conflated the white and black rhino into a single grey version.…

Asia-Africa Report: Demystifying the dragon in Africa

When the Chinese government agreed to fund the TAZARA Railway connecting Tanzania and Zambia to the tune of RMB988m ($147m) in 1970, few would have predicted that the Asian nation would become Africa’s most important economic partner.…

China’s new silk road gets off the mark

With its placid waters, expansive lakeside villas and towering mountains, the plush resort of Yanqi Lake offers an unassuming location from which to launch China’s bid for international hegemony.…

Ten thousand Chinese businesses in Africa – McKinsey

Up to 10,000 Chinese businesses may be active in Africa, dwarfing previous estimates, according to findings from consultancy firm McKinsey that challenge traditional views of China’s engagement with the continent.…

Sino-African e-commerce takes off

When Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi visited five African countries at the start of the year, the visit did not get half as much media attention as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s trip to Nigeria and Kenya last year.…