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Will China ever tire of Zimbabwe’s corruption and bad debt?

Will China ever tire of Zimbabwe’s corruption and bad debt?

Nations have dismissed claims Beijing has pulled the plug on US$1.3 billion of funding for infrastructure projects, but the lack of return on previous investments are putting a strain on relations, observers say African nation has defaulted on US$2.2 billion worth of...

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Kenya: The US fights China for Mombasa-Nairobi road deal

Kenya: The US fights China for Mombasa-Nairobi road deal

Chinese construction companies have won a high percentage of Kenya's recent infrastructure contracts. REUTERS/Noor Khamis The competition between the US and China over infrastructure projects - and their financing - is hotting up in Kenya. So is the rhetoric. The...

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South African farmers turn to China to expand market

Citrus fruit farmers in South Africa are hoping to expand their market into China. The farmers hope to grow the Chinese market, which currently takes up about 10 percent of South Africa’s citrus fruit exports “I think getting more exposure, naturally we will have more...

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South Africa’s rand slips on U.S-China trade deal delay

South Africa’s rand slips on U.S-China trade deal delay

Credit: REUTERS/Thomas White JOHANNESBURG, Nov 7 (Reuters) - South Africa's rand dipped in early trade on Thursday, extending a slide from the previous session, sparked by a possible delay in the signing of a U.S.-China trade deal to ease a dispute that has weighed on...

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Standard Bank prepares to dominate Africa-China trade flow

Standard Bank prepares to dominate Africa-China trade flow

In a move that is set to significantly boost the export of African products to China, Standard Bank, Africa’s largest financial services organisation, has launched a new export proposition that eases challenges and supports exporters in accessing the Chinese market....

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Canada and China in Africa: who does it best?

Canada and China in Africa: who does it best?

"The Trudeau government’s limited presence, concentrated as it is in a few mineral rich countries, suggests that Canadian aid and trade with Africa may be driven more by a narrow set of Canada’s resource extraction corporate interests than by any real desire to...

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How China Beats America And Europe In Africa

How China Beats America And Europe In Africa

China's President Xi Jinping (front C) walks with South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa (front China is a big winner in Africa these days. When it comes to infrastructure investments, that is, which are beginning to change the old continent. It is a winning model...

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