Honita Cowaloosur

Honita Cowaloosur is a Phandulwazi Nge China scholar at the Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch University. Her research interests include Chinese investment presence across the numerous sectors of African economies, investment strategies and financial mechanisms deployed by foreign investors in Africa, African development, land acquisition, economic zones, and the economies of the small island states of the Indian Ocean. She has a Ph.D. from the University of St Andrews, U.K., and has won various scholarships in support of her innovative research. She holds Masters degrees in International Relations and in Politics from the London School of Economics and the University of Iceland, respectively. She did her B.A. at the University of Durham, U.K. She was previously a journalist and also worked at the Ministry of Finance, Mauritius, and at the Indian Ocean Rim Association.

Last Updated: April 14, 2016

China’s Growing Appetite for African Real Estate

Eric Olander, Cobus van Staden & more
Amid a prolonged economic downturn and a weakening yuan, Chinese investors have turned their focus to buying overseas assets. While there are a number of complicated reasons behind the massive capital outflows over the past 18 months, the fact...