[Video] “Chocolate City”?: Walk with me through the place where most Africans congregate in Guangzhou
What you’ll see in the videos below is part of Dengfeng (登峰村)—an “urban village” (城中村) that looks more like aContinue Reading
[ABSTRACT] ‘Homing’ Guangzhou: emplacement, belonging and (alternative) citizenship amongst Africans in China
By Roberto Castillo, Cultural Studies, Lingnan University, Hong Kong The transformations associated with the ‘rise of Asia’ have had implications inContinue Reading
[PODCAST] Daily life for Africans in China
“Just as Chinese migrants are re-shaping the demography of some African communities, an estimated 20,000+ African migrants are having aContinue Reading
[PODCAST] How the emergence of a new Afro-Chinese culture in PRC is changing public perceptions
“Africans are becoming an increasingly common presence on Chinese TV, on game shows, singing contests and appearing in soap operas.Continue Reading
[PODCAST] How many Africans are there in Guangzhou, China?
A podcast for The China Africa Project: Tens of thousands of Africans now live in #China, largely in the southernContinue Reading
How many Africans are there in Guangzhou, China? If you really want to know you must read this!
How many Africans are there in Guangzhou? This is the first question that came up to my mind when IContinue Reading
[Opinion] ‘On Being African in China’ (a perspective from northern China)*
by Zahra Baitie *taken from The Leaf Nation “As a young girl, I dreamed of becoming the first female Secretary-General ofContinue Reading
[Music-scapes] Afrokoko Roots in China: the real and only Sino-African ensemble!
From the Afrokoko website: “Afrokokoroots is an afro beat and reggae band formed by Ghanaian born Nigerian singer and multi-instrumentalist,Continue Reading
[Media Reports] Booming China-Africa Ties Attract Africans to Pursue Dreams in Guangzhou
Interestingly, with the strengthening of Sino-African ties underscored by Xi Jinping’s recent ‘Africa Tour,’ Chinese media have resorted to highlighting (and thusContinue Reading