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EDITORIAL:  East-West, but is home best?

EDITORIAL: East-West, but is home best?

Welcome to this “Looking East” edition of Africa in Fact on Africa-Asia relations. Last year, members of the GGA team paid a visit to Asia, and more specifically, to the Far East. While transiting...

Asia’s AGOA fronting

Asia’s AGOA fronting

Chinese and Taiwanese textile and apparel factory owners have exploited an AGOA loophole, creating jobs in Lesotho, but still funnel most profits back home Taiwanese and Chinese immigrants have...

Ghost cities: Africa’s moving in

Ghost cities: Africa’s moving in

While new metropoles sprouting across China remain empty, those they’ve built in Angola are housing the African nation’s growing middle class China’s construction boom has seen spanking new “ghost...