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IMF’s role in BRI: Policy coordination & technical assistance

This week China invited key players around the world to share the benefits of the Belt and Road Initiative, IMF's Christine Largarde was among...

Kenya lauds Belt and Road Initiative as best model for growth...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Monday that the Belt and Road Initiative is the best model for Africa's desired progress, Xinhua reports. Kenyatta told...

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...

Chinese enterprises offer local employment to Kenyans

In Kenya, an ambitious new Chinese construction project is taking place in the country. The Wu Yi Company has repaired and built several roads in...

Belt and Road: Revamping Mombasa port speeds up turnaround times

Mombasa is East Africa's busiest port and plays an important role in the One Belt One Road project. To take advantage of the new rail...

China pledges additional $14.5 billion for Belt and Road Initiative

China will contribute an additional 100 billion yuan (14.5 billion U.S. dollars) to the Silk Road Fund to scale up financing support for the...

Chinese Vice Premier presents five-point Belt and Road proposal

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli is keen to see the Belt and Road Initiative benefit the countries involved and their people. Speaking at the opening...

Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta seeks China’s support in enabling SGR reach more...

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is attending the two day Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, said he will be seeking China’s support in...

U.N. chief Antonio Guterres praises Belt and Road Initiative

The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called on the international community to seize the opportunities presented by the China-proposed Belt and...

President Xi officially opens Belt and Road Forum in Beijing

29 heads of state are gathered in Beijing to attend the Belt and Road Forum that was officially opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping. 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 will allow gold and platinum mining companies to retain up to 55 percent of their earnings...

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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