Africans in China During COVID-19 and the Future of China-Africa Relation

From an article by Brookings, China and Africa’s relationship developed unexpectedly during the COVID-19 pandemic. There was an unexpected break in the relationship. Since April, there were tons of reports and social media discussions about the eviction and maltreatment of Africans in Guangzhou. This even caused official diplomatic protests from African countries and African Union. This was an unprecedented problem that never happened before. This … Continue reading Africans in China During COVID-19 and the Future of China-Africa Relation

Three Important Trends to Notice About China-Africa Relationship in 2020

From a report by the Africa Report, “twitter diplomacy”, debt and sustainable energy will shape China-Africa relationship in the year ahead. This article was written prior to the COVID-19 became a global pandemic. “Twitplomacy” Beijing had started an experiment on public diplomacy last year. Previously, public diplomacy was about a staid interview on CCTV. But now, Chinese diplomats in Africa started to have their own … Continue reading Three Important Trends to Notice About China-Africa Relationship in 2020

Across Africa and Black Diaspora Rage Steadily Increases Over Reports of Discrimination and Maltreatment in Guangzhou

By Eric Olander It’s been several weeks since the first reports of widespread mistreatment of and discrimination against African residents in Guangzhou first emerged, and since then anger and frustration among broad swathes of African civil society and the larger global black diaspora has only intensified. One of Nigeria’s largest newspapers, The Guardian, has become the latest mainstream media outlet on the continent to issue a … Continue reading Across Africa and Black Diaspora Rage Steadily Increases Over Reports of Discrimination and Maltreatment in Guangzhou

China evacuation could cost N$50m… lack of funds hamper repatriation of trapped Namibians

Health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula says the lack of funds and isolation facilities as well as possible importation of coronavirus into the country are among the many reasons currently hampering the repatriation of over 500 Namibians trapped in coronavirus-hit China. Read more about this… Continue reading China evacuation could cost N$50m… lack of funds hamper repatriation of trapped Namibians

埃塞俄比亚人权组织的春天来了,中国企业怎么办?

“中国企业存在很严重的人权问题。” Abuduker情绪激动地说,“如果员工对企业提出什么要求的话,第二天就会被解雇。”Abuduker是一名大四学生,在亚的斯亚贝巴大学读人权专业。2019年5月4日,联合国世界新闻自由日会议结束后的第二天,他和十多位来自埃塞俄比亚及其他国家的媒体人和人权活动家,前往亚的斯亚贝巴的市郊参观东方工业园——这是埃塞俄比亚第一个工业园区,同时也是中国企业的聚集地。 Continue reading 埃塞俄比亚人权组织的春天来了,中国企业怎么办?