Despite its claims, the United States is not “leading” the global response to COVID-19. If it were, its approach to the pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa, the region most vulnerable to the economic impact of the virus, would be much different.
After a slow start, production has been ramped up
Any misgivings about China’s handling of COVID-19 will likely be erased by Beijing’s considerable aid in fighting the pandemic.
The Chinese model of peace differs fundamentally from that pursued by western nations.
Trade and investment can help reduce poverty, promote women’s empowerment, and support children’s rights. It can also do the opposite.
China has lessons worth learning, but governance without elections and choice of ruling party isn’t one of them.
A Chinese University has set up a Zulu department officially promoting the language as a programme offered at undergraduate level thus strengthening ties between the two countries.
Locals accuse a fishmeal factory of polluting their waters.
Mike Zhang, a Chinese businessman, and leader in the community in northern Nigeria has been installed as chief in a bid to improve relations between locals and the growing Chinese community.