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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 ...

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...

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 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 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...

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...

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Germany rescinds approval for Saudi Arabia arms deal over Khashoggi killing

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Germany has halted previously approved arms exports to Saudi Arabia amid the controversy surrounding the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The German government last...

Zimbabwe to let gold, platinum mines retain higher dollar earnings

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The Zimbabwean government has announced plans to allow gold and platinum mining companies to retain up to 55 percent of their earnings in dollars. This...

DR Congo says ready to hold December poll

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The Democratic Republic of Congo’s government has vowed to conduct a credible presidential poll despite the security and humanitarian challenges the country is facing. While...

Nigerian opposition candidate vows to invest $450 billion in infrastructure if elected

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Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar said on Monday he would invest $90 billion annually in infrastructure over the next 5 years if he wins...

Opinion

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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

2 weeks ago
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

2 weeks ago
  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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Opinion: China International Import Expo, A New Approach to Global Trade

2 weeks ago
By Edward Kusewa  The China International Import Expo (CIIE) is being dubbed by some experts as the newest approach in global trade. In describing this...
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