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How the U.S. Media Perceives and Communicates Chinese Railway Projects in the Belt and Road Initiative

This article was collectively written by China House Fellows Liang Bingyu 梁冰玉, Lu Xueying 鹿学颖, Ma Yingqian 马樱倩 and Wei Xiaoqing卫晓晴 "Wanna be rich? Build roads first!" There is ...

Why the Kenyan Media Portrays Negative Sentiment About the Mombasa-Nairobi Railway

This article was collectively written by China House Fellows Chen Xinyi 陈昕怡, Chi Jiaying (Lucy) 池佳颖, Wu Xunheng 吴训恒, and Xiong Keyi熊珂仪 The Mombasa-Nairobi Railway is considered as a poster project for China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), with both governments ...

How Do South African Media Report the Belt and Road Initiative?

This story was written collectively by China House Fellows Cao Yuning 曹雨凝, Dai Zhongxun戴中珣, Li Xiang李响, Ning Yingnan宁英男, and Shu Yuyan 舒钰嫣. In 2018, a seminar on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was held at Witwatersrand University in South Africa. ...

High Dropout Rate of Kenyan Women after Primary School: Can China Become Part of the Solution?

The following story was written collectively by China House Fellows Hu Chengguang 胡承广, 20, a junior at Zhengzhou University, Zheng Tengyao 曾腾瑶, 16, an 11th grader at Guiyang No. 1 High School, Bai Yuwei 白煜玮, 16, a 12th grader at Confucius International School in Qingdao and Cao ...

We Thought We Could Change Africa. We Couldn’t. But Africa Did Change Us.

The following story and video were written collectively by China House Student Fellows Liu Kexuan, 17, from Zhengzhou Number 7 Middle School, Fan Peifeng, 17, from Cape Henry Collegiate and Duan Yige, 17, from Zhengzhou Number 7 Middle School. Together with ...

Can Chinese Technology be a Game-changer in African Wildlife Conservation?

The following article was written by Sun Haolun of China House Kenya in Nairobi “It’s not easy for a Chinese guy to work in wildlife conservation in Africa. In the eyes of  Chinese people, working in the wild of Africa is quite dangerous and crazy. And in the ...

How Chinese Companies Deal with Labor Strikes and Unions in Kenya

The following article was written by Tang Yuchen, a youth fellow at China House Kenya in Nairobi “There were hundreds of thousands of people, like a black storm sweeping across the field. Tires were burned, stones were thrown everywhere as if it was a war movie”, Mr. Lu painfully recalled ...

African Female Workers in Chinese Companies in Kenya: Myths and Challenges

The following article was written by Chen Jin, a youth fellow at China House Kenya “Honestly, we don't want any female workers here.” Ms. Zhou, manager of an upscale Chinese restaurant in Nairobi, put it without hesitation. Indeed, local women are under-represented in Chinese companies operating ...

Law Enforcement Changes Chinese Involvement in Ivory Trade in Kenya

The following article was written by Jing Wang, a youth fellow at China House Kenya “Whatever you do in Kenya, you avoid meddling with wildlife affairs -- they get you into serious trouble”, said Angela Chang who has stayed ...

In Kenya, When Young Chinese Met The Maasai For Anti-Female Genital Mutilation: A Reflection of Chinese Volunteers In Africa

The following article was written by Bu Fan, Chen Si, Sun Jiayi, Ting Yujan, youth fellows at China House Kenya “You are seen as role models. From you, they will have that motivation,” Abdirisack Jaldesa, the governor of Oloitoktok said to us, “In the future they ...
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