The deepening economic ties between China and the continent of Africa is a hot topic in the globalisation debate and one that has been covered in a two part series on the BBC by Justin Rowlatt. Details here. Episode 1 / Episode 2 More programme information can be found here.

Diane Coyle has a revealing blog post on the subtleties of this relationship in this blog post where she reviews the new book The Dragon’s Gift.

For visual learners this photo archive from the BBC is superb!

Here are some more recent news stories on this topic:

China Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi in Zimbabwe visit (BBC)

China-Africa trade set to keep on booming in 2011 (BBC)

Poverty and Development: Africa-China relations mutually beneficial (Tutor2u Politics Blog)

 

 

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