Fears grow in Africa that the flood of funds from China will start to...

  Concerns over Chinese growth could spell problems for Africa and other parts of the developing world. Beijing funded an overseas investment boom in the...

Democratic Republic of Congo internet shutdown shows how Chinese censorship tactics are spreading

  As citizens of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) pointlessly refresh their web browsers this week, they may be getting a preview of...

Ten Elections to Watch in 2019

  Millions of people around the world voted in 2018. Russian President Vladimir Putin earned his fourth term in office, though the contest was far...

U.S. senators alarmed if China gets control of Djibouti port

  Two prominent U.S. senators expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in Djibouti,...

China is exporting its digital surveillance methods to African governments

  China has consistently been ranked by digital advocates as the world’s worst abuser of internet freedom. The country, however, isn’t just tightening online controls at home...

Leaders move past Trump to protect world from climate change

  Far too little is being done to protect people from the heatwaves, storms and floods being supercharged by climate change, according to a high-level...

Kenyans Say Chinese Investment Brings Racism and Discrimination

  RUIRU, Kenya — Before last year, Richard Ochieng’, 26, could not recall experiencing racism firsthand. Not while growing up as an orphan in his village...

Chinese man deported from Kenya over racist remarks

  Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) - A Chinese man caught on video making racist remarks about Kenyans has been deported from the country, Kenya's immigration department said Thursday. In...

China defends plans to spend $60bn in Africa over three years

  Chinese officials have been forced to defend plans to spend as much as $60bn (£46.8bn) in investment, aid and loans in Africa over the...

Is Africa getting into a ‘debt trap’ with China?

  China is Africa's largest trading partner and has already spent tens of billions of dollars in investment and loans - with the promise of...