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News24: South African Intelligence Concerned ANC MP Xiaomei Havard is Sharing Secrets With China

South Africa's State Security Agency, the country's intelligence service, has concluded there is a "high likelihood" that ANC MP Xiaomei Havard (张晓梅) may be passing on classified information to the Chinese Communist Party, according to a bombshell report published Wednesday on South Africa's online ...

Hichilema Acknowledges Zambia’s Debt “Hole” is Bigger Than He Thought

Newly-elected President Hakainde Hichilema's brief honeymoon with the international financial community may have come to an end on Wednesday when he publicly acknowledged what's long been suspected: that Zambia's hidden debts are far more extensive than what's been publicly disclosed.  Zambia’s ...

Chinese EV Battery Makers Push New Cobalt-Free Power Packs

Two seemingly contradictory trends are underway in China's electric vehicle battery market. On the one hand, there's a greater push to import ever-larger quantities of cobalt from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. At the same time, there are also rapid moves to develop ...

Mnangagwa: “We Are Not Worried About Those Who Get Angry Because China Has Helped Us.”

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa toured the construction site of the new Robert Mugabe International Airport expansion in Harare on Wednesday. The expansion is being financed and built by China. After the tour, President Mnangagwa took aim at critics, presumably in the U.S. and UK, of ...

Thanks to a “Partnership” With China, President Kenyatta Breaks Ground For New Military Hospital

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta had a photo op atop a heavy earth mover on Wednesday at the Kabete Military Barracks in Nairobi to break ground on a massive new state-of-the-art military hospital that will be built in "partnership" with China. ...

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How a Port Expansion in a Tiny, Self-Declared African Country Reverberates Around the World

One of the key discussions in the run-up to the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation summit is whether China is stepping away from funding large-scale infrastructure projects like roads and ports. 

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Chinese Beverage Brand Gante Thinks African Basketball Fans Will Want to Buy Its “Hundred Year Old” Bottled Water

Uganda upset Nigeria on Wednesday to move on to the quarterfinals of the AfroBasket 2021 tournament in Kigali... equally interesting, though, at the game were ads for the Chinese beverage brand Ganten and its 百岁山 (Hundred Year Old) bottled water brand that were on ...

Why the Myanmar-China New Passage is Potentially a Very Big Deal For Africa

China successfully completed its first test run of an important sea-road-rail trade route that connects the Port of Yangon in Myanmar to the Sichuan provincial capital of Chengdu in southern China. A shipment arrived from Singapore at the capital ...