Post Tagged with: "Africa"

(in the pic - President  Xi Jinping  addressing the FOCAC Business summit). President Jacob Zuma co-chairs the FOCAC Summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping - Sandton, Johannesburg. 04/12/2015, Elmond Jiyane, GCIS

African Democratisation and the One China Policy

Democratisation and electoral competitiveness in African states has led to a growth in the recognition of China.

Interview – Courtney J. Fung

Interview – Courtney J. Fung

Courtney Fung discusses change and the drivers of change in the state system, China’s role in the UN and internationally, as well as China’s goals compared to India’s.

Interview – Amy Niang

Interview – Amy Niang

Amy Niang considers how Africa features in the history of the international, the postcolonial state and sovereignty, and the conflict in the Central African Republic.

Interview – Lucy Corkin

Interview – Lucy Corkin

Lucy Corkin talks to us about Chinese investment in Africa and the relationship more broadly, the fintech revolution in Africa and the impact on traditional banking.

Interview – Olivia Rutazibwa

Interview – Olivia Rutazibwa

Olivia Rutazibwa discusses the importance of Black History Month, silencing in IR, epistemic violence, decolonial approaches to humanitarianism and ethical retreat.

Interview – Toni Haastrup

Interview – Toni Haastrup

Toni Haastrup discusses the importance of Black History Month, challenges faced by the African Union, the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, EU-AU relations and Brexit.

Interview – Adeoti Dipeolu

Interview – Adeoti Dipeolu

Adeoti Dipeolu discusses the importance of Black History Month, her current PhD research and diaspora involvement in peacebuilding and state-building.

China’s Rise in the African Franc Zone and France’s Containment Policy

China’s Rise in the African Franc Zone and France’s Containment Policy

Any curtailment to China’s ambitions in Franc Zone Africa would only dent people’s prospects of benefiting from its unmatched commitment to the continent.

Chinese Diplomacy in Africa: Constructing the Security-Development Nexus

Chinese Diplomacy in Africa: Constructing the Security-Development Nexus

China has socialised African leaders into a narrative of South-South cooperation that calls for increased cooperation and legitimises the security-development nexus.

Conflicts and Crisis in the Cameroon Anglophone Region

Conflicts and Crisis in the Cameroon Anglophone Region

In view of the flaws of the decolonization of Cameroon, will Western powers continue to turn a blind eye on the fratricidal war in the Cameroon Anglophone region? 

Interview – Elisabete Azevedo-Harman

Interview – Elisabete Azevedo-Harman

Elisabete Azevedo-Harman sheds light on the growth of communication, citizenship and technology in Africa and discusses Dhlakama’s legacy, democracy and President Nyusi.

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