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A Not-So-Extraordinary Summit

This week's 'Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19' was largely uneventful. The initiatives announced in President Xi Jinping's address were either projects that had already been announced before (China building the Africa CDC, which will now be accelerated) or long-term Chinese standard operating procedure ...

China Provides Aid to Malawi’s Embattled Health System as it Struggles to Contain COVID-19 Outbreak

The establishment of a diplomatic relationship between Malawi and China in 2007 has seen China provide medical training of doctors, nurses, and health managers, sending medical teams from China and offering different specialist clinical services to hospital patients. China’s commitment to ...

China’s Unconventional Agricultural Assistance in Zambia

Daisy Kambandu, the country program manager for the Chinese-run Agricultural Technology Demonstration Center (ATDC) in Zambia, joins Eric & Cobus to discuss China's unconventional approach to agricultural assistance. In contrast to most traditional aid programs, ATDCs like the one near Lusaka ...