China is one of the biggest investors in Africa. And in some countries, Chinese influence is felt in every part of the economy. Since the beginning of this year, mandarin is taught in Ugandan schools.
A newly leaked document confirms how China is imprisoning Muslim minority Uighurs based solely on their religion and culture. DW spoke with relatives of Uighurs who have disappeared into Xinjiang's "re-education camps."
Some 24 countries apart from China have registered cases of the coronavirus, now officially named Covid-19. None of them are in Africa, despite the increasingly tight links between the two regions. DW explores why.
Asylum applications from China to Germany have more than doubled in just one year. Increasingly, people from the oppressed Uighur minority have been looking to Germany to escape Chinese oppression.
In times of emergency situations, there can be no ideological provisos and no retaliation for political action. At this point, the Chinese deserve our compassion only, writes Alexander Görlach.
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