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China's Economic Cooperation with Africa – Facts and Figures

The second session of the AFRASO-Lecture Series on 21st of March 2013 focused on the economic cooperation between China and Africa. Two speakers presented facts and figures regarding this specific relationship...

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China’s Colonies in Africa

Some observers refer to Africa’s intensified relations with China as colonialism or neocolonialism insinuating exploitation. In an article in the newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau published in March 2013 titled “Afrikas zweite Kolonisierung” (“Africas second colonization”) the author Johannes Dieterich...

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AFRASO Lecture Series: Interactions between China and Africa

The AFRASO-Lecture Series started on the 7th of May 2013 with the first session on “Working and Living Together: Realities of Life for Africans in Asia and Asians in Africa”. This session gave some insight into the everyday life perspectives of the thousands of Africans and Asian...

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Debating “China in Africa” at the World Social Forum 2013

At the World Social Forum 2013 in Tunis only one session dealt explicitly with the issue of “China in Africa”. Enda and CACID organized a session entitled “China and Africa: Commerce, Investment and Public Aid for Development.”

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Debating “Land Grabbing” at the World Social Forum 2013

From March 26 to March 30, 2013, the 11th World Social Forum (WSF) took place in Tunis. In only three days, more than 50,000 participants visited over 1,000 sessions. The issue “land grabbing” was less present in Tunis...

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