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Jun 23, 2013

China demonstrates some finesse in its diplomacy with Ghana over the ongoing illegal gold mining crisis that resulted in the forced deportation of 200+ Chinese nationals | A number of new Chinese-funded hydroelectric dams are in development across Africa | Amnesty International publishes a new report that...


Jun 9, 2013

Ghanian security services arrest over 125 Chinese gold miners in a massive immigration sweep, prompting outrage on Chinese social media and relief among many in Ghana that something is finally being done | A major setback for a Chinese oil major in Gabon | Japan appears to be inspired by China's commercial diplomacy...


Jun 2, 2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry re-issues the now standard US warning that Africa governments should be wary of engaging China despite the fact that the US depends on the PRC for financing and its export market | With 41.7 trillion cubic meters of natural gas, Tanzania is doing its best to position itself in between...