AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

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Friday, March 8th, 2013

How the Africa-China romance is killing Europe

In the past decade the international media first focused on China’s economic boom, which was then followed by the ‘Africa is rising’ narrative. The latter partly as a result of China’s investments. Many have wondered whether China’s interest in Africa would trigger a new wave of colonialism and exploitation of mineral resources, needed to keep

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Film Africa (2): ‘When China Met Africa’

Bleeding, splintering, RGB pixels paint repeated images of handshakes and embraces — filmed off a television screen, or from existing filmed material — until they expand to a short panorama of the China-Africa Summit held in Beijing...

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

MILK OF MUGABE

“Three days after defending its decision to buy its milk from Grace Mugabe’s farm, Nestlé Zimbabwe has decided to discontinue doing business with the farm, it said on Thursday. This follows after numerous organisations, including AfriForum, called...

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

LIFE IS REALLY EXPENSIVE IN NAIROBI

“The Big Mac Index,” an alternative way to measure purchasing power.