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Frustration mounts in Mozambique’s Beira over food, water shortages after cyclone

The situation in the port city of Beira in Mozambique was "boiling" as residents suffered shortages of food, water and other essentials one week...

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...

C.A.R. president says initiatives unveiled at FOCAC will help Africa develop

The 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) was a "great success," and the eight major initiatives unveiled at the summit...

FOCAC: Escaping Darkness

Emmanuel Ntigirinzigo sits in pale blue medical overalls outside the operation room with an eye patch. His one eye is fixed on a sign...

China declares funds for Africa’s development and not racked up debt

China is helping Africa develop, not pile up debt, a top Chinese official said on Tuesday, as the government pushes back against criticism it...

South African president rejects claims of Chinese ‘colonialism’

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday dismissed allegations of China practicing colonialism in Africa, saying China instead has been a partner in boosting...

No strings attached with Africa deal- China’s Xi Jinping

China's President Xi Jinping's opening speech at the highly anticipated China-Africa Entrepreneur Conference in Beijing stressed the theme and tone of his message as 'Walking...

Ghana is considering $50 billion century bond to finance infrastructure development

Ghana signed eight cooperation agreements with China following talks between the two nation’s leaders in Beijing ahead of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation that...

Moroccan PM to attend China-Africa summit in Beijing

Moroccan Prime Minister Saadeddine El Othmani will take part in the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) due on Sept. 3-4,...

FOCAC: China-Africa medical cooperation since 1963

Chinese medical team members first arrived in Africa in 1963. Since that time, Chinese and African medical teams have worked together in the fight against...

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China donates 800,000 USD in humanitarian aid to Zimbabwe

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  Chinese government has donated 800,000 U.S. dollars in cash as emergency humanitarian assistance to Zimbabwe to help the country with its disaster relief efforts,...

China sends new envoy to Kenya, commits to deepen bilateral relations

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The Permanent representative of China to the United Nations Environment Programme and UN-Habitat Wu Peng is set to assume office as the new Chinese...

About 60 people killed following attack in Mali

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Gunmen killed about 60 people in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, in one of the deadliest such attacks in a region...

Burundi makes history qualifying for its first ever AFCON tournament

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Burundi made history by qualifying for its first Africa Cup of Nations tournament following a 1-1 draw with Gabon in Bujumbura. The hosts came into...

Opinion

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

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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