A proposed coal-fired power plant in Kenya involving four Chinese companies has provoked protests. Photo: Handout

China meets resistance over Kenya coal plant, in test of its African ambitions

  • Court revokes licence for coal-fired power plant in Kenyan town whose Unesco World Heritage status is at stake
  • Beijing’s efforts to cut emissions domestically coincide with coal-financing ventures overseas
Topic |   China-Africa relations

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A proposed coal-fired power plant in Kenya involving four Chinese companies has provoked protests. Photo: Handout
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Chinese troops take part in an exercise in Djibouti. Photo: Weibo

Beijing security forum shows how Chinese military takes belt and road route to Africa

  • Analyst says African leaders will be asking for more Chinese security and intelligence expertise
  • Foreign ministry identifies political instability and terrorism as obstacles to progress
Topic |   China-Africa relations

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Chinese troops take part in an exercise in Djibouti. Photo: Weibo
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