$200 million revenue loss: Kenya cancels Chinese contract 5years earlier

The Kenyan government has successfully terminated an existing contract which allows a Chinese company called Africa Star Railway Operation Company (Afristar) to manage the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) for a period of ten years; cutting the initially agreed period by five years. From the beginning of the project back in 2014, the Kenyan government contracted […]

Chinese Debt Trap: Kenya’s Mombasa Port could be taken over by China

A common practice adopted by African leaders in recent times is the act of hiding details of loans from creditors, especially China from their citizens; this follows the growing campaign by young Africans against killer loans with tendencies to jeopardize their future. When the News first broke in 2018 that, major Kenyan assets were committed […]

Chinese court rules homosexuality as a ‘psychological disorder’

The Suqian Intermediate People’s Court located in the eastern province of Jiangsu China has ruled in a certain context that, referring to homosexuality as a mental disorder is not a factual error. This follows a lawsuit filed by a 24-year student of South China Agricultural University by name Ou Jiayong against a publishing house, Jinan […]

Kenya’s Safaricom suspends China’s Huawei 5G mobile network rollout

In what came as a surprise to many, Kenya’s largest telecom operator, Safaricom has suspended the planned roll-out of Huawei’s 5G mobile network service. Earlier on, the acting CEO of Safaricom, Michael Joseph made a public address in which he disclosed that trial tests on the much-criticized 5G network was completed awaiting roll-out. The tech […]

Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma ‘lays low’ after criticizing state financial regulators

Popular Chinese e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma, withdraws from public domain after criticizing Chinese regulators, especially China’s state Financial System. During a conference in Shanghai, the Alibaba founder referred to the communist nation’s banking system as one that operates with a “pawnshop” mentality and also described the methods of the global financial regulation system as being […]

Reckless borrowing: Zambia Sinks in debt beyond redemption?

Zambia defaults debt, fail to disclose details on Chinese loan to bondholders The southern African country has defaulted its national debt, with creditors failing to grant a debt relief owing to lack of transparency of information, especially on the country’s dealings with China. The country’s Minister for finance, Bwalya Ng’andu stated that, China has demanded […]

China calls racial discrimination in the U.S. a social ill, Urges the government to end it

The Chinese Ministry for Foreign Affairs in a recent press briefing on Monday, June 1st, urged the government of the United States of America to deal with the long-lasting issue of Racial discrimination in the country. A spokesperson for the ministry, Zhao Lijian, told reporters that Racial discrimination against minority groups is a chronic sickness […]

Chinese company wins Broadcasting rights over a state-owned broadcaster in Ghana

Chinese paid TV service provider, StarTimes won a five years contract from the Ghana Football Association (GFA). Per the contract, the Ghana premier league which use to be broadcasted for free by the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) on the national television will now be aired on the paid platform owned by the Chinese. The Ghana […]