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Africa

Sinica Podcast: Eric Olander and Anzetse Were on Sino-American competition in East Africa

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live. This week on the Sinica Podcast, Kaiser and Jeremy are joined by Eric…

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Trump administration unveils ‘new Africa strategy’ with eyes on China; Africans are unimpressed

In a speech on December 13, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton announced a “new Africa Strategy,” called “Prosper Africa,” that…

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I had a loan in Africa…

There’s plenty of news about China’s relations with African countries after last week’s Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing, and…

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China-Africa forum wraps up in Beijing

This year’s meeting of the Forum on Africa China Cooperation (FOCAC) is over, and Africa news answers a burning question:…

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‘Racist Chinese’ deported from Kenya

A Chinese man working in Kenya was deported after a video of him making racist remarks became viral on…

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The raid on CGTN Kenya and FOCAC pabulum

The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) continued today, and remains the major focus of central state media: Beijing declaration, action…

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China-Africa forum kicks off in Beijing

The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) has been held every three years since 2006, alternating between Beijing and various cities…

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‘We are not puppets’ — Namibian president to China

Namibia is a southwest African country that mostly desert and populated by fewer than three million people. It has a…

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‘Not allowed to receive African guests’: Discrimination at Guangzhou hotels

Last month, several hotels in Guangzhou posted notices that said African guests were no longer welcome. Among those turned away…

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(Ended) ‘Africa Week’ in Beijing aims to dismantle Africa-China clichés

A week of events, including panel discussions and performances, to promote understanding of Africa in China and spark dialogue.  …

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Black Panther in China: A red carpet opening night near Tiananmen Square

Walking into the Tiananmen Poly International Theater felt like slipping through some protective barrier and entering Little Wakanda in Beijing.…

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China has no problem with racism, and that’s a problem

This article first appeared in Chinese on 土逗公社 (tǔ dòu gōngshè, tootopia.me) under the headline Chinese auntie and African monkey:…

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Black Lives China comments on ‘Africa’ sketch in CCTV gala

By Hannah Getachew and Runako Celina Bernard-Stevenson This piece was originally published on the website Black Lives China, whose mission is…

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China’s CCTV Spring Festival Gala included a truly shameless Africa skit, featuring blackface

We need to talk about that Africa skit. You know the one. UPDATE: CCTV appears to have removed the skit…

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China denies report of bugging African Union building, AU diplomat says ‘at least they have never colonized us’

Bugs installed in desks and walls transmitted data from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Shanghai in the middle of the night…

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