Africans in China Returning Home


Chinese women wiping the nose of an African infant in guangzhou

Somaliland sun – Africans seem to be relinquishing their Chinese Dream. While no official data exist, anecdotal evidence suggests that hundreds, if not thousands, of Africans are returning home. This trend, commonly referred to as “U-turning,” is driven by a combination of social and economic factors.
This was surmised by Nathan Birhanu and Bochen Han, both interns at the Council on Foreign Relations in a piece titled “Africans in China: The Pivot Back”