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[AUDIO] So what do Zambians REALLY think of Chinese immigrants?

For decades Zambia had been the flash point of anti-Chinese sentiment in Africa. Late president and outspoken opposition leader Michael Sata was unrivaled in his seething criticisms of both China and the Chinese who had migrated to his country. Prior to his election in 2011, he famously slammed the Chinese for paying “slave wages” at Chinese-owned mines and later suggested Beijing ... Read More »

“Chinese people are not more civilized than Africans” [TRANSLATION]

[CULTURE] A Chinese blogger who works at a mine in Mauritania recently wrote a blog post, “Chinese people are not more civilized than Africans,” which attracted a lot of  attention from Chinese netizens. We have translated the post and a selection of comments left in response to it below: ———- Chinese people are not more civilized than Africans Published August ... Read More »

[AUDIO] “Sinophobia” on the rise in Lesotho

Lesotho is one of Africa’s smallest countries and is often over-looked by its larger, all-surrounding neighbor, South Africa. However, several interesting phenomena are occurring in Lesotho that warrant closer inspection. In a country wracked by grinding poverty where almost a quarter of the population suffers with HIV/AIDS and an even larger number face chronic unemployment, it nonetheless is attracting a ... Read More »

Multi-racial Chinese-African child Bobby abandoned by father, wants to find Chinese parents [TRANSLATION]

[TRANSLATION] Published 2013-02-01 07:27 by Tencent Zhejiang Online, February 1 report — Bobby, a multiracial Chinese-African child, was abandoned by his mother as soon as he was born. Two years ago, his father also abandoned him and returned to Africa. This eight-year-old boy now has [an unregistered adoptive] “grandmother” in Lanxi, Zhejiang, but he doesn’t have registered citizenship or registered residency (hukou), ... Read More »