African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 383


The rise of China and conflicts in Africa: The case of Sudan

Constance Ayabei
  • Constance Ayabei
  • School of Arts and Social Sciences, Rongo University, Kenya.
  • Google Scholar

  •  Received: 30 June 2016
  •  Accepted: 08 November 2016
  •  Published: 28 February 2017


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