Chinese and African Perspectives on China in Africa

Chinese and African Perspectives on China in Africa

Edited by Axel Harneit-Sievers, Stephen Marks, Sanusha Naidu


Introduction – Axel Harneit-Sievers, Sanusha Naidu and Stephen Marks

Part I Ongoing debates

African studies in China: a historiographical survey – Li Anshan
China in Africa: a maturing of the engagement? – Sanusha Naidu
Matching China's activities with Africa's needs – Sanou Mbaye

Part II Macroeconomic dimensions

China's strategic relations with Africa – Zeng Qiang
Chinese development assistance to Africa: aid, trade and debt – Nancy Dubosse
Trade, investment and legal cooperation between China and Africa – Hong Yonghong

Part III Country case studies

Ethio-China relations: challenges and prospects – Gedion Gamora and K. Mathews
China's impact on Kenya's clothing industry – Paul Kamau
The impact of Chinese imports on Nigerian traders – Edwin Ikhuoria
The dragon is not green enough: the potential environmental impact of Chinese investment in the DRC – Claude Kabemba
Disappearing forests, disappearing hope: Mozambique – Daniel Ribeiro
The West's retreat and China's advance in Angola – Elias Isaac

Part IV China, the African Union and the quest for peace

The Darfur issue and China's role – He Wenping
The role of China in peace and security in Africa – Desire Assogbavi
The role and place of the African Union in the emerging China–Africa partnership – Francis Ikome

Part V Perspectives for civil society participation

Chinese perceptions of African CSOs: how should African CSOs engage China? – Xiao Yuhua
Sino-African relations: reflections on civil society engagement – Antony Otieno Ong’ayo
The Global Environmental Institute: regulating the ecological impact of Chinese overseas enterprises – Zhi Yingbiao and Bai Jie


China–African civil society dialogue in perspective – Axel Harneit-Sievers, Li Anshan, Sanusha Naidu and Stephen Marks