Reporting Resources


Resources about China-Africa relations for journalists. Not comprehensive by any means, they offer an introduction to understanding Africa’s engagement with China, a point of entry. It includes government websites, blogs, think tanks and research projects, journals, and a few books. The database is a work in process and reflects current developments in the field. Continue Reading


China turns to NGOs to win African hearts  

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Chinese NGOs are another dimension of China’s “going out” strategy, according to Hu Jianlong. Whereas China’s aid to Africa has traditionally been characterised by “government-to-government” co-operation, officials think it is time to “infuse the process with new perspectives and forces to be gained from “P2P” (people-to-people) cooperation.” Continue Reading