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London-based independent journalist Ismail Einashe joins Eric & Cobus to talk about his latest reporting trip to Africa where he wrote about China's deteriorating standing in several African countries, most notably Kenya and Zambia.
Ismail has covered the China-Africa relationship for a number of years, reporting for news organizations in the U.S., the Middle East, and Europe, and has noticed that in recent months there's been a discernible shift in how many African stakeholders view ties with China.
Some of Ismail's previous China-Africa reporting includes:
- South China Morning Post: How Mandarin is conquering Africa via Confucius Institutes and giving China a soft-power advantage
- NPR: Trump's Insults Will Nudge African Nations Closer To China
Join the discussion. Do you think the rising anti-Chinese sentiment in places like Kenya and Zambia are representative of a broader shift in perceptions about the Chinese in Africa or do you think overall the relationship is stable and the problems in certain countries are overblown? Let us know what you think.Facebook: www.facebook.com/ChinaAfricaProject Twitter: @eolander | @stadenesque | @IsmailEinashe Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Be sure to join our weekly email newsletter mailing list for a carefully curated selection of the week's top China-Africa news. Sign up here.
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