Feb 17, 2018
Feb 10, 2018
Over the past 10 years Chinese leaders have made 79 official visits to 43 different African countries, according to new data from the Beijing-based consultancy Development Reimagined. Where the senior leadership goes offers some fascinating insights on China's priorities in Africa.
Hannah Ryder is the founder of...
Feb 4, 2018
Erich Schwartzel, the Wall Street Journal's film industry reporter in Los Angeles, joins Eric & Cobus to discuss China's push to become a global power in the entertainment business. The billions of dollars that Chinese companies have invested in Hollywood combined with its own massive domestic film market, soon to be...
Jan 28, 2018
Somali-British freelance journalist Ismail Einahse joins Eric & Cobus to discuss his recent opinion column "Trump's Insults Will Nudge African Nations Closer To China." The article, published on NPR.org, reflects a contentious debate going on about the future of U.S. foreign policy in Africa and whether the void left by...
Jan 21, 2018
Chris Alden, professor of international relations and China-Africa scholar, joins Eric & Cobus to discuss his new book "Seeking Security: China’s Expanding Involvement in Security Cooperation in Africa."