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Huawei Pledges Continued Investment in African ICT Industry
At the Fourth Entrepreneur Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation held in Beijing recently, Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, called for more investment of attention and resources into the ICT industry in Africa.
China aims to rewrite perceptions on Africa investment push
Chinese envoy to Africa says focus on partnership for growth as African nations could follow Chinese model on development. Beijing is eager to rewrite negative perceptions of its growing ties with Africa at a summit this week, citing expanding private investment and a push to shift low-end manufacturing to the continent long seen as a commodities and energy cache for China. Tanzania: More Than 100 Tanzanians Jailed in China
Beijing - PROSTITUTION and trafficking of narcotic drugs has adversely affected good ties between China and Tanzania. More than 100 Tanzanians are serving jail terms for trafficking of narcotic drugs, while eight girls were recently deported to Tanzania for engaging in prostitution.
China lends Africa $20bn to defend against Western 'bullying' - Telegraph
"China and Africa should strengthen political mutual trust," Hu said in a speech to African leaders in Beijing at a summit held every three years. "We want to continue to enhance our traditional friendship...rule out external interference and enhance mutual understanding and trust."
BusinessDay - SVEN GRIMM and MATTHEW MCDONALD: How prepared is continent for China-Africa meeting?
THE much-anticipated ministerial meeting of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (Focac), which starts today in Beijing, is early this year. Every three years, African states and China meet, but this time the meeting is taking place four months earlier than its usual end-of-year perch, and the timing caught some African participants by surprise.
Sino-African relationship misunderstood in West|Africa|
China doesn't have the will or ability to exercise monopoly control over Africa's development, a senior Chinese diplomat said. It instead wants to cooperate with Western and emerging economies to contribute to the continent's long-term prosperity, said Liu Guijin, former Chinese ambassador to South Africa and Zimbabwe. Africa: China, Africa Review Plans and Deepen Cooperation
Chinese and African ministers meet in Beijing this week to review cooperation and prepare a new development plan for the next three years. Under the Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), the two parties already share friendly relations that have seen trade increase tremendously over the past decade from about US$10 billion in 2000 to more than US$160 billion in 2011.
Zambia: King Cobra Disappoints and Confounds | Think Africa Press
Lusaka, Zambia: When President Michael Sata was elected in late 2011 by a clear majority of Zambians fed-up with the 20-year rule of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) and thirsty for change, no-one expected him to underwhelm, disappoint, and confound as much as he has.
New AU head to boost China ties|World|
Known for her effective management and stern personality, the newly elected head of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, is expected to make the AU more efficient and expand its cooperation with China. South African Interior Minister Dlamini-Zuma, 63, beat the incumbent, Jean Ping, of Gabon, after several rounds of voting on Sunday to become the first woman to lead the AU's executive branch.
Beijing, a Boon for Africa? - A discussion with Africans in China about China in Africa
I recently read Dambisa Moyo's NYT op-ed "Beijing, a Boon for Africa." After wrestling with a few questions that came up for me in the piece, I realized that this was a topic far beyond me and decided to ask my African friends here in China what they thought.
China-Africa trade hits historic high: report |Africa |
Updated: 2012-07-05 15:10 By Qin Zhongwei ( Trade between China and Africa saw steady growth and hit an historic high in 2011 despite the turbulence in some Northern African countries, according to the annual yellow book on African development released in Beijing on July 4.
China, Algeria: Partners from the start|Algeria Special|
It's a great pleasure to address the readers of China Daily on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Independence of Algeria, a day when Algerians will highlight the strong support extended to them by nations such as China during their struggle against colonization.
Is Turkey itching for war with Syria?
Taking out Syrian defensive and offensive capabilities will not be that hard, especially considering the loyalty and devotion the Turkish government has gained with the Muslim Brotherhood, the largest and most well-organized grassroots organization in a Sunni majority population that has been battered by the minority Alawite regime for decades.
Euro: Echange musclé entre Nasri et un journaliste -
Mis à jour le 24.06.12 à 01h45 La scène a terriblement surpris. Alors qu'un journaliste demandait à Samir Nasri une réaction après la défaite de la France face à l'Espagne en zone mixte, le milieu de terrain des Bleus s'est énervé en estimant que les journalistes, notamment après l'histoire du but face à l'Angleterre, lui cherchaient toujours des noises.
Africa's industrialisation process has begun [501814106] |
Posted on Friday, 22 June 2012 17:14 Jean-Michel Severino, former head of the Agence Française de Développement and advisor to newly elected French president, François Hollande, talks to The Africa Report in this exclusive interview about Africa's industrialisation process and China's impact on the continent's infrastructure development.
Drogba seals big-money move to Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua -
(CNN) -- Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba confirmed his switch to China's Shanghai Shenhua on Wednesday, a move which will reunite him with former Chelsea teammate Nicolas Anelka. Drogba announced he would leave Chelsea days after scoring the penalty which beat Bayern Munich in last month's European Champions League final, and the 34-year-old has signed a two-year deal to become the Chinese Super League's latest high-profile star.
Daily Maverick - Chinese traders: Love them or loathe them, they are here to stay
Chinese traders have spawned a cut-throat market that has been the bane of South African industry, which is quick to lay the blame of an ailing economy on low-cost (and, one might argue, low-quality) Chinese goods, but their presence is telling of an economic climate in great flux. Kenya Plots New Exports Plan
KENYA will soon start working under a new exports plan that will see it increase exports to other African countries and emerging economies like Brazil, China and India, the government said on Thursday.
China to keep an open mind about cooperation with US in Africa|World|
China said on Friday that it will keep an open mind about discussions with the United States on cooperation in Africa. The remarks came after the White House unveiled a new strategy toward sub-Saharan Africa, with US President Barack Obama predicting that Africa will be the world's next major economic success story.