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Talk Africa: FOCAC Beijing Summit 2018

African and Chinese leaders converged in Beijing this week for the 3rd Heads of State Summit of the Forum on China Africa Cooperation. The...

Peng Liyuan attends China-Africa meeting on AIDS control

Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, attended a China-Africa meeting on HIV/AIDS prevention and control in Beijing on Tuesday. Peng, together with 37...

President Kenyatta hails Kenya’s “strategic and comprehensive partnership” with China

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has hailed his country’s “strategic and comprehensive partnership” with China, highlighting the Chinese-built Standard Gauge Railway as the highpoint of...

UN chief hails China-Africa ties, urges sustainable development

While hailing the economic and development progress made in China and Africa, the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged the two sides to...

China, Botswana agree to boost ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Batswana counterpart Mokgweetsi Masisi have agreed to bolster bilateral ties between their two countries. The two leaders held talks...

Somali President arrives in Beijing ahead of FOCAC Summit

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo arrived in the Chinese capital, Beijing, on Thursday ahead of the Forum on China–Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit to be...

President Uhuru Kenyatta hails Belt and Road Initiative

Since establishing diplomatic ties in 1963, Kenya and China have built and maintained solid relations, both enjoying benefits of the win-win cooperation. The East African...

FOCAC : China-Africa financial cooperation

China’s strategy in Africa is evolving. A few years ago we saw an emphasis on raw commodity exports in exchange for Chinese consumer goods...

FOCAC 2018: China-Africa collaboration on industrialization

For generations, industrialization has been a dream for Africa. In 2015, China launched efforts to help Africa develop industries throughout the continent and ushered in...

Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta, Xi Jinping to hold bilateral talks on the...

The Chinese embassy in Kenya on Friday held a briefing ahead of the 2018 FOCAC summit scheduled to take place in Beijing in September. The...

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Libya could hold elections next spring following Palermo meeting

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Libya could hold its planned elections next year, Italian Foreign Affairs Minister Enzo Moavero said on Wednesday. Libya had initially planned to hold its elections...

UK denies visas to members of Zimbabwe’s female anti-poaching unit

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The UK's decision to deny visas for two pioneering female anti-poaching rangers to attend an awards ceremony has been criticised by organisers. Zimbabwean Nyaradzo Hoto...

Cecafa cancels 2018 Senior Challenge tournament

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The Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) has called off the 2018 Senior Challenge Cup for lack of a host nation. Kenya...

At least 25 killed in Cameroon in clashes between army and separatists

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Twenty-five separatists were killed on Tuesday in new fighting in a restive English-speaking region of majority French-speaking Cameroon, security officials said. The conflict between Anglophone...

Opinion

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

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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

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  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

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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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