China-Africa in the news: China’s Ebola efforts earn both praise and criticism, Mali secures funding from Beijing, and claims of corruption in Zimbabwe’s Chinese-funded projects


China ramped up its support to efforts aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, announcing $32 million worth of humanitarian aid and sending 59 laboratory personnel to the region. This is on top of the $5 million worth… Continue Reading


China-Africa in the news: China to deploy troops to South Sudan, build steel plant in South Africa, and give more loans to Zimbabwe

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China to deploy troops to South Sudan China will deploy 700 troops to South Sudan later this year as part of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the country. Contrary to initial reports of the decision, the soldiers are not… Continue Reading