Ethiopia on course to be Africa's next powerhouse - Kenya hesitant about FTA with China
The deal to improve trade within the six-member East African bloc is being thwarted by bilateral political disputes, traders and analysts say.
African leaders attending a Road and Belt forum in China are looking for new funding and to renegotiate existing debts. China already invests widely in African infrastructure. Do the gains outweigh the risks for Africa?
As the EU launches a complaint at the world's trade watchdog over US tariffs, the bloc is also taking China to task. The EU warned that "if the main players don't stick to the rulebook, the whole system might collapse."
After visiting Beijing, Malaysia's PM Mahathir has canceled a number of Chinese infrastructure projects, saying his debt-ridden country cannot afford them at this moment. Will the move sour Malaysia's ties with China?
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