Chinese businesses have invested billions in African countries. In return, they obtain crucial mineral resources. But as China’s economic growth falters, Africa’s commodities producers are in trouble.
At a time of heightened uncertainty in the global economic environment, leaders of Europe and China are meeting to ponder ways to counter the fallout from US President Trump's "America First" policies.
A fresh study looking at the innovativeness of 126 different countries sees Switzerland coming out on top again. Out of the top-25 creative pioneers, Israel, China and Iceland have the biggest upward momentum.
As the world prepares to tackle trade tensions and tit-for-tat tariffs, the summit between leaders of China and Central and Eastern European nations offers a chance for Beijing to present itself as a free trade champion.
In the middle of Lagos young entrepreneurs develop business ideas and put together their first start-ups. But only a few will actually survive and flourish in this competitive world.
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