Articles Tagged China Subscribe to RSS Feed

The Dragon Shapes Its Image: A Study of Chinese Media Influence Strategies in Africa

Published: Jan 14th, 2017

by Michael Leslie Abstract As China continues its human, cultural and commercial expansion into Africa it has a clear strategic interest in managing its image on the continent. The leadership in… Read More

The Image of Africa in China: The Emerging Role of Chinese Social Media

Published: Jan 14th, 2017

by Lianxing Li Abstract While the debate on Africa’s image is sliding into two extremes in the Western world, either too desperate or too optimistic, China’s narrative on this continent remains… Read More

Zambia and China: Workers’ Protest, Civil Society and the Role of Opposition Politics in Elevating State Engagement

Published: Jan 14th, 2017

by Agnes Ngoma Leslie Abstract This paper examines the role of civic protest and opposition politics in changing the dynamics of the relationship between Zambia and China at the top leadership… Read More

China-Democratic Republic of Congo Relations: From a Beneficial to a Developmental Cooperation

Published: Jan 14th, 2017

by Claude Kabemba Abstract The relationship between China and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) relations provides a unique case to test China’s win-win policy with African countries. A recurring question… Read More

The Political Economy of Galamsey and Anti-Chinese Sentiment in Ghana

Published: Jan 14th, 2017

by Richard Aidoo Abstract Recently, as Chinese engagements in Africa involve a diverse array of actors, including states, corporations, private and public ventures, individuals, and groups, Beijing’s economic and diplomatic relationships… Read More

China and South Sudan’s Civil War, 2013-2015

Published: Jan 14th, 2017

by Daniel Large  Abstract This article examines China’s engagement with South Sudan between December 2013, when conflict broke out again in the world’s newest independent state, and August 2015, when a… Read More

China’s Peace and Security Strategies in Africa: Building Capacity is Building Peace?

Published: Jan 14th, 2017

by Lina Benabdallah Abstract There is a growing body of scholarship that examines China’s security engagement in Africa. However, such scholarship largely views security cooperation in terms of military aid and… Read More

Sino-optimism in Africa

Published: Jan 14th, 2017

by Seifudein Adem  Abstract Sino-optimism refers to the conviction or expectation that China is a force for good in Africa.  There is little doubt that China would like to see Africa… Read More