Month: August 2013

Weekly news

News round-up: 20 August 2013 to 29 August 2013

Nigeria’s crude export faces further threat as US penetrates China – Business Day (NGA) CAN comment: Possibly the most significant development in the Sino-Africa relationship in recent years is the news that the USA is now exporting oil to China, and therefore will no longer be competing as a customer […]

Weekly news

News round-up: 27 July 2013 to 03 August 2013

Africa’s Big Brother Lives in Beijing – Foreign Policy (USA) CAN comment: This article highlights the apparent risk that African countries have taken by allowing Chinese telecoms provider Huawei to build their communications infrastructure. The article posits that the Chinese government will be able to use in built ‘back doors’ to snoop […]