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Sep 17, 2019

China's approach to lending money to developing countries is radically different from that of traditional donors in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. The difference between China's approach and those of traditional lenders have given way for critics to accuse Beijing of engaging what they call "debt-trap diplomacy."
 
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Sep 12, 2019

Aggrey Mutambo is the Senior Diplomatic Writer for the Daily Nation newspaper in Kenya, one of the country's leading dailies. He joins Eric & Cobus this week to talk about the busy year it's been so far in China-Kenya relations and why it's so important that ties between these two countries rapidly evolve or else...


Sep 3, 2019

CAP Managing Editor Eric Olander interviews Steve Trend, Executive Director of the UK-based Environmental Justice Foundation about the recent statement by Ghana's Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye to outlaw illegal "saiko" fishing and the role that China's distant...


Aug 30, 2019

In this bonus episode, Eric & Cobus speak with Judd Devermont, Director of the Africa program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a prominent think tank in Washington, on his key takeaways from this year's Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) that wrapped up Friday.

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Aug 29, 2019

Journalists Anthony Langat from Kenya, Qian Sun from China and Jacob Kushner from the United States, join Eric & Cobus to discuss their recent report on the Chinese philanthropic-backed company New South's ambitious yet somewhat controversial plan to eradicate malaria in Kenya. They've already done it on the tiny...