Chris Alden

 
China digs deeper into Africa with bank deal
China digs deeper into Africa with bank deal
China has served notice it is accelerating its investment drive in Africa towards full throttle with the planned $5,6-billion cash purchase of a...
China's Africa push: Who stands to benefit?
China's Africa push: Who stands to benefit?
China's push into Africa is prompting growing interest over Beijing's motives in the world's poorest continent, with opinion divided over who...
EU jamboree seeks fresh start, but Africa looks east
EU jamboree seeks fresh start, but Africa looks east
Kings, queens, presidents, prime ministers, eurocrats and countless diplomats from 80 countries will mingle on Friday evening at a sprawling...
Europe squeezed by China's scramble for Africa
Europe squeezed by China's scramble for Africa
As Portugal prepares to host a bonding summit of African and European leaders, the frenetic construction in its ex-colony Angola bears testimony to...