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Lingan University in Hong Kong to Offer Graduate Degree in China-Africa Studies

Lingan University in Hong Kong will offer one of the world's first graduate degrees in China-Africa studies. This one year program starts in the 2020 academic year and will be embedded within the international relations and feature a concentration in China-Africa studies.

Comparing China and U.S. Foreign Aid Programs in Africa is Counterproductive

The United States and China have seemed to engulf themselves in what many scholars have described as “a post-Cold War competition in sub-Saharan Africa.” Having researched the structural differences of the two countries in terms of their foreign aid allocation, this observation seems quite outdated and fails ...

Why the Next Tech Superstars Like Alibaba and Jack Ma Could Come From Africa

One afternoon, in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, a courier of the clothing e-commerce company, Sarai Afrique Fashion House, stopped his Boda and picked up a paper bag with a company logo. Running directly to the third floor of the apartment building, ...

The Optics of Gratitude in Africa

This week we interviewed Miriam Driessen for an upcoming episode of the China in Africa Podcast about her fascinating new book Tales of Hope, Tastes of Bitterness: Chinese Road Builders in Ethiopia. Driessen is an anthropologist and spent years interviewing the Chinese workers employed on massive ...