Lu Yao

Lu Yao is a student in the Division of Social Science in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, where she is studying to obtain a Master of Philosophy. Her research focuses on ethnic relations in Zambia and on China-Africa links. Her current work takes a comparative approach to understand indigenous perceptions of non-indigenous people in Zambia.

Last Updated: September 26, 2016

What Do Zambians Really Think of Chinese Immigrants?

Eric Olander, Cobus van Staden & more
For decades, Zambia had been the flash point of anti-Chinese sentiment in Africa. Late president and outspoken opposition leader Michael Sata was unrivaled in his seething criticisms of both China and the Chinese who had migrated to his country...