China is Africa’s largest trading partner and has become deeply involved with the continent’s politics in recent years. This has not been without its controversies. Christine Mungai reflects on the past, present and future of the relationship between these two powerhouses.
In 1984, President of Burkina Faso Thomas Sankara addressed the United Nations General Assembly. Sankara was perhaps the last ‘Third World’ politician, a revolutionary Marxist who felt a ‘special solidarity uniting the three continents of Asia, Latin America and Africa’.
What is life really like for millennials? What kind of jobs do they do? What do they make of their precarious futures? We look at the lives of three young people across the world: a Gambian migrant in Italy, a Dalit student in India, and a trans vlogger in the UK.
|Article title||From magazine||Publication date|
|Spotlight: Maaza Mengiste||The fight for clean air||May, 2020|
|‘I didn’t want to be a mother’||China in charge||November, 2019|
|The Beijing connection||China in charge||November, 2019|
|View from Africa||The right to the city||July, 2019|
|When the stars began to shine||Building a new internationalism||March, 2019|
|China: The Chinese dream||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Winners and losers||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Should the West stop giving aid to Africa?||The dirt on waste||November, 2018|
|View from Africa: fake news flourishes||The dirt on waste||November, 2018|
|View from Africa||Making peace in a world at war||September, 2018|
|Introducing... Abiy Ahmed||A better media is possible||June, 2018|
|Country Profile: Libya||Humanitarianism under attack||April, 2018|
|Southern Exposure: Girma Berta||Black Lives Matter||March, 2018|
|Kids at work||What's left for the young?||January, 2018|
|Fear of a young planet||What's left for the young?||January, 2018|
|Mixed Media: Film||Humans vs robots||November, 2017|
|Brexit threat to Africa trade||Humans vs robots||November, 2017|
|Ethiopian regime under pressure||Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears||November, 2016|
|And finally... Meklit Hadero||The transgender revolution||October, 2015|
|Reasons to be cheerful||Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion||June, 2015|