Corruption and exploitation revealed as Africa struggles with fresh contractor scandals.
The Chinese government oversees thousands of contracts across the African continent. Increasingly, reports are emerging that show how the murky contracting process and a lack of accountability threaten the health and lives of the communities in which the work takes place.
Protests After Chinese Take Over Kenyan Gold Mine
"Residents in Migori County resorted to protests on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, after Chinese contractors reportedly gained exclusive rights over lucrative gold mines in the county "
Special Report: Burner phones and banking apps - Meet the Chinese 'brokers' laundering Mexican drug money
Early next year, a Chinese businessman named Gan Xianbing will be sentenced in a Chicago courtroom for laundering just over $530,000 in Mexican cartel drug money.
China contractor to pay Wanjigi firm Sh55m for murram trespass
A Chinese road construction firm has lost its bid to quash a court decision requiring it to pay about Sh55 million to a company owned by former Cabinet minister Maina Wanjigi.
Chinese illegal miners take over Bosomtwe Range Forest
Despite the ban on illegal mining in the country, a group of Chinese miners have defied President Akufo-Addo's orders and have taken hold of the Bosomtwe Range Forest Reserve at Minti within the Bosome Freho District of the Ashanti region.
INVESTIGATION: How Chinese miners endangering FCT residents enjoy police protection
The only source of water for some remote communities in Karshi council has been ruined by mine workers with Hongao Mining Company Limited, a Chinese firm.
Kenya halts Lamu coal power project at World Heritage Site
Kenyan judges have halted plans to construct the country's first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of Lamu, a Unesco World Heritage Site.