Month: September 2013

Weekly news

News round-up: 07 September 2013 to 13 September 2013

Why China is making a big play to control Africa’s media – Globe and Mail (CAN) CAN comment: This article quotes journalists who previously worked for Chinese state owned CCTV news in Africa who claim that they were encouraged to: report positively on China; to ignore countries such as Swaziland that have […]

Weekly news

News round-up: 30 August 2013 to 06 September 2013

Going Private – China Daily (CHN) CAN comment: Increasingly its not state-owned but private Chinese companies which are investing in Africa. For the moment many of these companies are motivated by opening new markets above all else. However as one entrepreneur points out lower labour costs are also attractive meaning importing […]