After the cold war, China became the largest developing country in the world, while Africa, as a continent, encompasses most of the developing nations. Below are two exerpts from articles. One is about a review of the Forum of China Africa Cooperation.  It summarizes the investments that China has made in African countries. The other article is about the support that African countries have given China in return.
The June 2007 issue of Qiushi magazine of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China published an article by Ma Xiaotian, President of the PLA National Defense University. The article states that the People’s Liberation Army "is the military force that carries out the Party’s political tasks." The article calls for the Chinese military’s allegiance to Communist leader Hu Jintao. "We must closely unite together around the CPC Central Committee led by Comrade Hu Jintao as General Secretary."
On June 10, 2007, a Boston based 501 (c)(3) human rights organization, the World Organization to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (WOIPFG), published a report about how the Chinese government uses Chinese student associations to infiltrate the host countries. The Chinese regime not only must approve these associations; it also at least partly funds them and places Chinese officials on their advisory boards. In the United States, there are at least 109 such associations.
On June 1, China Affairs published a petition letter containing 2,913 signatures of farmers from Toulin Town of Fujin City demanding their rights to land the government had seized. The letter also listed Wang Guiling and Yu Changwu as the group’s representatives for the group along with their cell phone numbers.  On June 2, The Epoch Times posted an article titled “Chinese Farmers Demand that Human Rights Be Placed Before the Olympics”.  Epoch Times interviewed the villagers in an area near Fujin City.
The Epoch Times has obtained a copy of the first meeting minutes of the Sydney Chinese Consulate’s "The Special Anti-Falun Gong Working Group," dated February 23, 2001, from Chen Yonglin, the former Chinese Consulate official who defected from China in 2005.
The first part lists items that had been done in the previous 2 weeks. 
China’s Ministry of Public Security (MPS) has just completed the first phase of the well-known "Golden Shield Project." The information technology project was initiated in 2001 and passed the test and the state’s inspection on November 11, 2006. The three milestone achievements of the first phase include 8 national-wide databanks and 60 applications systems, a communication network and computer information systems connecting over 800,000 computers, and a nation-wide PKI/MI system that has issued over 700,000 digital certificates and currently interfaces with 230 application systems