Black Ghosts: A Journey Into the Lives of Africans in China

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China today is a land of opportunity for African people blocked from commerce with most of Europe and Northern America. It is also an intersection of racism and prejudice. Noo Saro-Wiwa goes in search of China’s ‘Black Ghosts’, African economic migrants in the People’s Republic.

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Black Ghosts: A Journey Into the Lives of Africans in China

Living in clustered communities, African migrants are key to the trade between the continents. Noo Saro-Wiwa’s fascinating encounters include a cardiac surgeon, a drug dealer, a visa overstayer and men married to Chinese women who speak English with Nigerian accents. This is a story of intersecting cultures told with candour and compassion, focusing on the shared humanity between the sojourner and their hosts.

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