China and Africa Love Affair is a short historical account of the relationship between China and Africa. The love affair is a strong enthusiasm which has seen an interest and eagerness by the Chinese to engage in Africa. This work will show this. For Africans, in particular, the work will show the long ties that have existed between some of their countries and China. Understanding the history of Sino-African relationships is critical to what Africans can gain from this relationship. It is also critical to how Africans respond to the Chinese. Sino-African relations are evolving. Failure to understand the historical context in which this relationship has developed, will lead to misunderstanding and perhaps even conflict, which would be detrimental to both parties.