The arrival of a handful of Yemeni refugees in South Korea has led to significant consternation over what exactly Seoul's wider role in the world should be.
Aided by the networks created by the Belt and Road, Chinese missionaries are heading abroad, much to Beijing’s dismay.
In the midst of Trump’s trade war, third parties like Japan that own US companies are finding themselves in the firing line as their US operations are caught in the crossfire. The realities of our globalized world means that ‘Made in America’ does not necessarily mean ‘made by Americans.’
China offered Burkina Faso almost four times its GDP to switch camps and recognize Beijing. They said no. Discover the strange stories behind the country that dares to say no to China in 2018.
Only persons of Negro descent may acquire Liberian citizenship, but President George Weah wants that to change. The problem: many Liberians fear that the Lebanese community will take over if it does.
Ethiopia is taking the lessons learned by post-war Japan to systematically transform how the country operates. From business to government, Ethiopia has fully embraced Japan’s kaizen methodology.
In Andy Weir’s (author of The Martian) latest book Artemis, the eponymous moon city is run by the fictitious Kenya Space Corporation. Given the level of interest about space in Africa, Weir’s artistic licence may be more than just sci-fi conjecture.
The friction between Malaysians and the country's growing African population has marred the smiling faces extolling “Malaysia, Truly Asia” that festoon tourism posters in airports around the world. The portrait of a “truly Asian” Malaysia appears, for many Malaysians, to largely exclude Africans.