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Gallery: Mauritius prepares to celebrate Chinese new year

The people of Mauritius are all set to celebrate Chinese new year also know as the Spring festival. The seven day celebration has several...

World’s largest silk producer to set up base in Kenya

The world’s largest producer of silk, Guangdong Silk-Tex Group, has announced its plans to set up shop in Kenya. Top officials of the government owned ...

Xi’s special envoy attends Equatorial Guinea’s 50th independence anniversary

Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy Zhang Chunxian on Friday attended here the 50th independence anniversary of Equatorial Guinea. Zhang, a vice chairman of the...

China Peoples Congress – My highlights

Soni Methu I had the privilege of being among the first international journalists invited to China to cover the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th...

China’s roadmap for the world

The Great Hall of the People is an impressive structure. Standing at 46 metres high and stretching 356 metres in length, it makes up...

China Investment footprints in Africa

Robert Kagiri Africa stands to gain enormously from enhanced Sino-Africa relations principally due to the fact that it is in dire need of capital and...

How is Africa benefiting from the Belt & Road Initiative?

In 2013, on a visit to Kazakhstan, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a proposal for a “Silk Road Economic Belt.” In South East Asia later...

Recent

China donates 800,000 USD in humanitarian aid to Zimbabwe

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  Chinese government has donated 800,000 U.S. dollars in cash as emergency humanitarian assistance to Zimbabwe to help the country with its disaster relief efforts,...

China sends new envoy to Kenya, commits to deepen bilateral relations

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The Permanent representative of China to the United Nations Environment Programme and UN-Habitat Wu Peng is set to assume office as the new Chinese...

About 60 people killed following attack in Mali

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Gunmen killed about 60 people in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, in one of the deadliest such attacks in a region...

Burundi makes history qualifying for its first ever AFCON tournament

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Burundi made history by qualifying for its first Africa Cup of Nations tournament following a 1-1 draw with Gabon in Bujumbura. The hosts came into...

Opinion

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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