Follow CAP on Social Media

Listen to the CAP Podcast

Insecurity and Bribe Demands Plague Chinese Businesses in Angola

Amid one of the most serious economic crises of its history, Angola’s government is looking at every major economy for investors. Being Angola’s major creditor for over a decade, China is, naturally, one of the main targets. But Chinese investment is being plagued locally, not only by ...

Dean Diabate’s China Story and How African Exporters Can Reach China’s Online Shoppers

Dean Diabate first came to China in 2008, a very long time ago in the world of Chinese eCommerce. Back then, people didn't buy much online or use mobile payments. In fact, no one had ever heard of the now-ubiquitous super ...

China and the Rise of AI-Surveillance Technology in Africa

Backed with seemingly-limitless government loans, Chinese tech companies are moving quickly to deploy sophisticated AI-powered surveillance systems across Africa, according to the findings of a new study by Steve Feldstein at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Some of ...

Niger, China Agree to Build 2,000km Oil Pipeline

China's oil ambitions in Niger clearly appear to be on the rise. The two sides agreed this week to build a massive, hugely ambitious new 2,000-kilometer pipeline that will transport crude from the landlocked West African country to the port of Seme in Benin, according to ...