How are fintech companies in China and Africa cooperating? What is the state of trade between China and African nations? How is the United States responding to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo? Is ISIS gaining traction in Africa? What is the greatest threat to national security in many African nations? Why are sugar producers in El Salvador suing the government? Find out in this edition of the news roundup.
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...
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.
  Chinese and US Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup July 29 – August 2 How is China addressing concerns about its lending practices? What do world leaders think of the US-China trade conflict? How is Hong Kong’s government responding to pressure...
According to a New England Journal of Medicine article contributed by Chinese researchers, the first case of 2019-nCoV was reported on December 1, 2019. However, the provincial and national intervention against this epidemic did not official begin...
By Yuxuan Chen, Zhang Juan 【Larry Diamond is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University. His latest edited book, China's Influence and American...
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...
By: Ezra F. Vogel, Harvard University, June 28, 2020 In 1879, a woman made history by traveling around the world faster than anyone ever before, in 72 days. Since then continuing l development in...
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...
Ethiopia is currently in the process of completing the largest infrastructure project in the country’s history, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. With 70% of the construction for the dam completed, Ethiopia’s leaders have heralded it as serving...

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