Democracy That Delivers #164: Eric Olander of the China Africa Project

07.17.2019 | Lars Benson, Ryan Musser |
From right to left: host Lars Benson, co-host Ryan Musser, guest Eric Olander.

 

This week on Democracy That Delivers, our host is Lars Benson, Regional Director of Africa for CIPE. We are joined by co-host Ryan Musser, Program Officer for Africa at CIPE, and Eric Olander, the founder of the China Africa Project (CAP). CAP is an independent, non-partisan media initiative dedicated to exploring every facet of China’s engagement in Africa. The CAP is now followed by more than a million people around the world, especially among policymakers in Beijing and Washington. Eric is also the co-host of the weekly China in Africa podcast that is now among the top-10% most downloaded shows worldwide. Eric provides nuanced insights into China and its actions both in Africa and around the world, and the three discuss China’s “corrosive” investments across the continent.

You can learn more about the China Africa Project at: https://chinaafricaproject.com/ 

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