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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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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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