Connecting Africa to China
China builds a highway that charges your car while you drive
A ‘solar-super highway’ between Hangzhou and Ningbo is expected to be open to the public in 2022 This new...
China’s ambitious, transnational infrastructure plan
China’s One Belt One Road initiative is an ambitious infrastructure plan across 68 countries in Central Asia and Russia....
China ups its investment in Zimbabwe to support its EV efforts
Bikita lithium mine in Zimbabwe will receive a mammoth $200 million investment after Chinese mining firm, Sinomine Resource Group, announced it plans to construct a complex capable of producing millions of tons of lithium ore per annum. Realising the strategic importance of the element in the electric vehicle (EV)... Read more
New power plant to boost China’s move away from fossil fuels
China’s relentless drive to find fossil fuel alternatives continues. This time with the report that the world’s second-largest economy would construct a massive nuclear-powered steam plant in Lianyungang City. Early estimates suggest that the facility could prevent thousands of tons of coal from being burnt and releasing harmful greenhouse... Read more
China set to 3D print new megadam
Chinese engineers are using AI and 3D printing to build a megadam in only two years. Upon completion, the 590 foot (180m) tall Yangqu Dam will provide much needed energy to the region and will be the single largest object created using 3D printing, dwarfing the previous record holder... Read more
Who will the 22nd century belong to?
The 21stcentury is said to belong to China, but the 22ndcentury could be Africa’s The rising of the African Century could be due to rapid Chinese investment coupled with homegrown innovation  Since 2000 China has invested or committed to invest in excess of $359 billion in Africa, according to... Read more
China builds a highway that charges your car while you drive
A ‘solar-super highway’ between Hangzhou and Ningbo is expected to be open to the public in 2022 This new highway is paved with solar panels, mapping sensors and battery chargers to power cars as they drive As an intelligent transport system, the solar-super highway fits into three of the... Read more
China’s ambitious, transnational infrastructure plan
China’s One Belt One Road initiative is an ambitious infrastructure plan across 68 countries in Central Asia and Russia. Global Finance has devoted a supplement to exploring the financial impact of the massive project, including its effect on China’s currency, the renminbi. China has pledged over $100 billion to the... Read more