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.
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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."
Dec 17, 2017
Nov 18, 2017
Independent filmmakers Jidi Guo and Philip Man join Eric & Cobus to discuss their new documentary about how a new generation is responding to China's growing influence in Kenya. This is the first documentary produced by the Shanghai-based pair who took 10 days of vacation time from their day jobs to shoot the film in...