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Posts tagged as “China”

A brief history of the coronavirus pandemics

It’s creeping up on me and my people with devastation in mind slowlyThis lockdown, shutdown, breakdown, keep your head down, that’s controlling meNow into the…

Marx at 200: As relevant as ever

Today (5 May 2018) is the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth in the German city of Trier, and all over the world people are…

Stop killing our wild animals!

In 2005 I spent three weeks in China, attending conferences in Nanjing and Beijing, and travelling to several other cities. At one point I participated…

Lessons on language while in Beijing

By Curwyn Mapaling Naturally, when you attend a symposium or a conference in another country, you expect to learn, to share, to travel, and to…

Are Africa-China relations really a win-win situation?

By Zukiswa Mqolomba China’s Africa interface has received much public spotlight over the years. Public debate has been critical of whether China’s engagement translates into…

Africa’s China dream hangs in the balance

Voices coming out of Africa and China’s state departments describe relations between the two as based on mutual interest, cooperation, equality and respect. Two-way high…