Follow CAP on Social Media

Listen to the CAP Podcast

Chinese Mining Company in the DRC “Regrets” Recent Labor Abuse Case Involving Two Soldiers, But Doesn’t Take Responsibility

The Chinese-run mining company at the center of a high-profile controversy over labor abuse in the Democratic Republic of the Congo issued its first response to the videos that went viral last week showing Congolese soldiers brutally whipping a local employee while Chinese managers looked on.

The Conservative Argument as to “Why Americans Should be Concerned About Communist China’s Influence in Africa”

The President of the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank in Washington, D.C. published a scathing column today in the right-wing newspaper Washington Times warning Americans about why they need to be concerned about China's growing influence in Africa. It's ...

China’s New Man in Djibouti

China's new ambassador to Djibouti Hu Bin presented his credentials to Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf on Monday.  https://twitter.com/ChineAmbDjibout/status/1419718652463566854?s=19 Hu is the second ...

Weibo User: Where Are the Wolf Warriors to Rescue Chinese Nationals in South Africa?

Where's Wu Jing and the Wolf Warriors to help overseas Chinese impacted by the violence in South Africa wondered Weibo user "Little Tiger" (某小老虎) in a post on the Chinese social network on Wednesday. Although "

It’s Dumpling Time! Chinese Peacekeepers in the DRC Celebrate the Annual Dragon Boat Festival

Monday was the annual Dragon Boat Festival holiday in China when it's customary to eat sticky rice dumplings known as Zongzi 粽子. And even though they were far from home, a group of Chinese soldiers deployed as part of ...

Ghana’s Defense Minister Is Sending the Military Back to the Countryside to Crack Down on Illegal Gold Mining

Facing a surge of public pressure that the government isn't doing enough to stop small-scale illegal gold mining (a practice known as galamsey,) Ghana's Defense Minister Dominic Nitiwul announced that a joint Army, Navy and Air Force task force will be redeployed back into the ...

Batch of COVID-19 Vaccines Donated by the PLA Lands in Zimbabwe

The People's Liberation Army shipped a donation of 100,000 doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines to their counterparts in the Zimbabwe Defence Force. Zimbabwe's Minister of Defence Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri and ZDF Commander General Phillip Valerio Sibanda joined Chinese ambassador Guo Shaochun ...

General Stephen Townsend’s Comments on China Are Not Helping the U.S. Cause in Africa

The top commander for U.S. forces in Africa (AFRICOM), General Stephen Townsend, thought it would be a good idea to re-surface the old trope that China is looking to build a new military outpost in Africa, this time on the West Coast.

U.S. General Predicts China Will Deploy More Military Forces to Protect Its Interests in Africa and the Americas

Chinese engagement in Africa is becoming an increasingly popular topic of conversation on Capitol Hill among U.S. lawmakers who, raised the issue again last week during testimony by Lieutenant General Scott Berrier, head of the Defense Intelligence Agency. During a Q&A session with Republican Senator Jim Inhofe, General ...

The Top Commander for U.S. Forces in Africa Tries to Make the Case For Why Americans Should Care About the Continent (Hint: It Has Something to do With China)

Army General Stephen J. Townsend (photo), the top commander for U.S. forces in Africa (AFRICOM), really wants Americans to pay more attention to what's going on in Africa. "China and Russia don't ignore Africa, and that alone should say something," he said. ...
Page 2 of 91239