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China-Africa 101: Do Regular Africans Approve? Polls & Stories on China’s Likeability

Many African leaders often praise the Asian country as a reliable partner in Africa. They say their relationship is a “win-win,” and paint an optimistic picture for the future. Critics, however, are skeptical. They believe that the close relationship ...

Case Study: Chinese Recycling Firm Creates Jobs while Cleaning Up Lusaka

Isabel Tembo, a mother of 2, wakes up every morning and heads to a local dumpsite in Zambia’s capital - Lusaka to join several other jobless women who pick through piles of garbage to collect plastic bottles for sale. ...

Daily Nation Columnist: Africans Shouldn’t Worry About Chinese Loans as Much as Chinese Organized Crime in Their Countries

Anti-fraud consultant Michael Kuria says he's not worried about Chinese loans to Kenya. If Kenya defaults on their debts to Beijing, he writes in today's Daily Nation newspaper, well, that's China's problem. "I trust that they are smart enough to know not to throw good money after ...