How is China engaging African nations? Why is Iraq joining the Belt and Road initiative? How will soybean and pork trade impact the state of the trade war? As China continues to try and exert power over Taiwan and...
Photo Credit: Reuters What sources of funding is Uganda looking to for its railway modernizations? What is Huawei's “Safe City” technology, and how is it spreading through the African continent? What issues are arising...
With Wuhan, China slowly beginning to return to normalcy following several months of strict lockdown to prevent the spread of covid-19, speculation now turns to other areas of the world and how the virus might take hold...
Photo Credit: BBC What does China’s Ambassador to Kenya have to say about debt traps and Chinese loans? How are Chinese community leaders responding to discrimination in South Africa? What is the “Social Media...
Multiple news sources are reporting the mistreatment of African nationals in China. These mistreatments include multiple forced coronavirus testing without receiving results, evictions, and arbitrary 14-day quarantines. Many African ambassadors are calling on China to address these...
Following reports that the US is planning to relocate troops away from West Africa, could China step in to fill the gap? Recent reports indicate that the United States is weighing up the option...
I   Overview of the outbreak in Africa As of April 16, 2020, there have been more than 17,000 confirmed cases and more than 9,000 deaths across the continent.  The outbreak of Covid-19 has spread...
The Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) recently released a report discussing the impacts of the novel 2019-nCoV virus, from government ability to contain the virus, to short and long term effects on China's economy. SIIS discusses...
On May 14, 2020, the China Program of The Carter Center hosted an online conference to discuss preventing a COVID-19 crisis in Africa. The full report can be found here at The Carter Center's main website.
On February 3, during a press briefing, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ms. Hua Chunying told the reported that Chinese government has briefed the US government 30 times on the novel coronavirus situation in China since January...

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