The number of COVID-19 infections across Africa surpassed half a million on 8 July said the World Health Organization, as it flagged growing concern of countries in the continent experiencing a sharp rise in cases.
Eric Olander: Washington should tone down its anti-China rhetoric
It can be hard to find nuance in our strident news media, especially where big powers like China or the US are involved.
But the China Africa relationship is ever-evolving.
While infrastructure and commodity deals are still happening, a new set of actors in telecoms and finance are also taking to the field.
We unpack the complexities of this new dynamic with Eric Olander, the Managing Editor of the China Africa Project.