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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 ...

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

Protesters clash with Sudan police in latest anti-Bashir unrest

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Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters marching towards the presidential palace in Khartoum on Thursday, as demonstrations demanding President Omar al-Bashir’s...

UN expert urges Africa to pursue rainwater harvesting to fight climate change

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A hydrology expert with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Wednesday urged Africa to pursue rainwater harvesting in order to...

Police recover and detonate explosive left behind at Dusit D2 complex

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Kenyan bomb disposal experts on Thursday located then destroyed an explosive left over from the extremist attack on a Nairobi luxury hotel complex in...

Consumer goods company Unilever invests $12.2 million in Ghana plants

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Consumer goods company Unilever Ghana has invested GH¢60million in new infrastructure and factory plants as part of plans to improve its offering to the...

Opinion

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

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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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