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Chinese police unit awarded in Liberia

China and Africa's cooperation stretches across all sectors. Over in Liberia a Chinese police unit was recently awarded UN medals in recognition for their outstanding contribution to peacekeeping. Several top UN, Chinese, and Liberian officials attended...

Ethiopian PM hails China’s role in Africa’s development

Ethiopia's Prime minister Haile-mariam Desalegn has hailed China for its role in the growth of Africa. And he hopes the upcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation summit will help take relations between African countries and China...

Kenya, the Heart and Gateway of Africa

As the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation goes continues in Johannesburg, here is a closer look at some of the African countries represented by their leaders in Johannesburg. Kenya is East Africa's biggest economy - and...

African leaders praise China’s contribution to the Continent

African leaders at the summit have been praising China's contribution to the Continent, among them Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe. As chair of the African Union, Mugabe spoke directly after President Xi. And delivered a trademark impassioned...

FOCAC Summit to set new goals for China-Africa Partnership

African and Chinese leaders are due to meet later this week in Johannesburg. That's for the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation summit. The summit's aimed at setting new goals for the partnership between China and Africa -...

South African trade players advocate for value addition

While the state visit by the Chinese president to South Africa saw 26 deals struck valued at $6.5 billion, African and Chinese business people have been meeting at the FOCAC Summit looking for common...

Talk Africa: Jacob Zuma interview

By co-hosting the first Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit on African soil, South Africa's president Jacob Zuma took on the great responsibility of representing not just his country's agenda, but that of Africa...

China’s Role in Building Africa’s Transport Network

  The transport network is a basic component of development for any country and as such, China has helped Africa lay a basic foundation for its development. Many African countries have benefited from such projects...

China NGO Network Holds Pre-FOCAC Exchange Seminar

China NGO Network for International Exchanges and Stellenbosch University of South Africa jointly has been holding an exchange seminar on the FOCAC summit and beyond, in Cape Town, ahead of the commencement of the...

Chinese President Xi Jinping Arrives in Zimbabwe to Begin Africa Trip

Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Zimbabwe as he begins his trip to Africa where he is expected to sign major deals. President Xi’s visit to Zimbabwe is the first by a Chinese president...