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Kenya and China sign $5bn deals

Kenya and China sign $5bn deals | CONTESTED PLANET | Scoop.it
Kenya signs deals worth $5bn (£3bn) with China to build a railway line, an energy project and to improve wildlife protection, officials say.
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50 Years of African Union: Strife or Jubilation? - PKKH (blog)

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50 Years of African Union: Strife or Jubilation?
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BBC NEWS | Africa | China's chequebook draws African nations

BBC NEWS | Africa | China's chequebook draws African nations | CONTESTED PLANET | Scoop.it
As China pledges to invest further in Africa, the BBC's Christian Fraser examines the growing billion-dollar relationship between the two regions.
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Hedge funds 'grab' Africa's land

Hedge funds 'grab' Africa's land | CONTESTED PLANET | Scoop.it
Foreign hedge funds are behind "land grabs" in Africa to boost their profits in the food and biofuel sectors, according to a US think-tank.
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The sunny side of solar power

The sunny side of solar power | CONTESTED PLANET | Scoop.it
I live in the southwest and am horrified by the size of solar farms being built in my local area. What do they achieve, asks Lucy Siegle
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Chinese colonialism?

Chinese colonialism? | CONTESTED PLANET | Scoop.it
As China increases investment in Africa, there are concerns that this may not be a mutually beneficial relationship, writes the BBC's Damian Grammaticas.
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Chinese colonialism?

Chinese colonialism? | CONTESTED PLANET | Scoop.it
As China increases investment in Africa, there are concerns that this may not be a mutually beneficial relationship, writes the BBC's Damian Grammaticas.
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'Land grab' database reveals hype

'Land grab' database reveals hype | CONTESTED PLANET | Scoop.it
A new tool suggests that the reality of land acquisition around the world differs greatly from media reports.
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French Colonialism

Geography Presentation on Superpowers - Is/Was France a Superpower?
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