Yesterday I paid attention to the latest boek by Lieve Joris. She wrote beautifully about the relationship between Africa and China. She followed petty traders and students and labourers and scientists. In this way she paints a thrilling picture of the bridges that are being built between China and Africa. This month her book … Continue reading sur les ailes du dragon
Here is another article as a result of my reading Lieve Joris’ latest book. She writes about the relationship between China and Africa. She follows in the footsteps of traders and students. I wrote about her book earlier this day.
There is no end to articles on the relationship between Africa and China. Earlier today a wrote a booknote on Lieve Joris’ latest book on the growing relationship between Africa and China. This time we look a a special niche in trade. Let us call it smuggle. Elephants are shot by the dozen. These elephants … Continue reading chinese involved in all of Africa’s
This is another post to highlight the relationship between Africa and China. I posts these because earlier today I wrote about Lieve’s Joris book on the relationship between Aftrica and China. This time it is about the landlocked country Chad where a Chinese oilcompany lost five exploration permits. The reason, according to the Chadian government, … Continue reading chad scraps chinese oil permits
When the British long ago decided to build a railroad from the Kenyan port Mombasa to Lake Kisumu and onwards, they needed a lot of manual labour to do the job. Many people were ‘imported’ from the Indian subcontinent to do the job. Many of them stayed on and up till this very day the … Continue reading 5,000 chinese are coming to kenya
Earlier today we followed in the footsteps of the travelwriter Lieve Joris who traveled to and fro between Africa and China to find out about the human contacts between these two entities. And to find out about commerce. Now you have the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the Chinese Sam Pa (or maybe … Continue reading china in africa