China Africa Research Initiative News

East Africa owes China $29.4 billion in loans

China has lent more money to Kenya compared to any other economy in East Africa, according to data from China Africa Research Initiative (Cari) at John Hopkins University.

Daily Monitor Oct 16, 2018

EA now owes China $29.4 billion in infrastructure loans

The latest data from the China Africa Research Initiative (Cari) at John Hopkins University shows that Ethiopia owes Beijing $13.73 billion, followed by Kenya at $9.8 billion.

The East African Oct 15, 2018

Sierra Leone scraps project for Chinese-built airport

Between 2000 and 2017, China’s government, banks and contractors lent African countries $143 billion, according to the China Africa Research Initiative at Johns Hopkins University in Washington.

Capital News Oct 11, 2018

Sierra Leone scraps project for Chinese-built airport

Between 2000 and 2017, China's government, banks and contractors lent African countries $143 billion, according to the China Africa Research Initiative at Johns Hopkins University in Washington.

News 24 Oct 11, 2018

Queries persist on China's role in Africa

Africa is the biggest recipient of China’s Foreign aid, taking nearly 52 percent between 2000 and 2012, according to the China Africa Research Initiative.

Daily Nation Sep 25, 2018

China's role in Africa elicits debate

BIGGEST RECIPIENT Africa is the biggest recipient of China’s foreign aid, taking nearly 52 percent of it between 2000 and 2012, according to the China Africa Research Initiative.

Daily Nation Sep 23, 2018

Africa seeks relief from China loans

Ms Deborah Brautigam, director at the China Africa Research Initiative at Johns Hopkins University in the US, said China’s debt relief policies have not changed and are limited to interest-free government loan...

Daily Monitor Sep 19, 2018

African countries seek relief from Chinese loans

Deborah Brautigam, director at the China Africa Research Initiative at Johns Hopkins University in the US, said that China’s debt relief policies have not changed and are limited to interest-free government lo...

The East African Sep 17, 2018