In a somewhat controversial topic, Monitor.co.ug reports that China is Africa’s newest babysitter due to the growing Africa-China partnership towards the development of the African continent.
Miss Kenya, Shamim Ali, an 18-year old Architecture student competing in the ongoing Miss World Beauty with a Purpose beauty pageant in China, has raised Sh1, 345,000 (about $16,000) during a charity dinner in China.
The U.S. military expansion in Africa is certainly aimed at conquering the strong Chinese economy. In this Unbiased Africa report, Boris Volkhonsky from Russian Institute for Strategic Studies explains the real situation on the ground.
China remained the world’s top consumer of instant noodles last year with more than 100 million packs of instant noodles being consumed every day, officials and industry experts said Sunday.
Africa in their words – A Study of Chinese Traders in South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zambia and Angola
This study is perhaps the first to investigate and compare the perceptions of Chinese traders in a systematic way, across several African countries.
The ‘China in Africa’ story brims with ambivalence and ambiguity. Nowhere is this more evident than on the African street. The influx of Chinese products and the proliferation of small Chinese enterprises are affecting ways of life in African towns and cities, but exactly how and to what extent is hotly contested.
Malawi this week expressed its willingness to attract more Chinese investment in its cotton industry, stressing that more value addition is needed.
As public interest in African affairs briefly found a place in mainstream talking points following a controversial viral video campaign about Ugandan rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), both the United States and the African Union are mobilizing military forces to Central Africa to counter further threats to civilian safety posed by the group.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has held talks with the Vice-Prime Minister of the State Council of China, HUI LIANGYU, during a meeting at State House, Nakasero.
The 111th session of the Canton Fair comes at an ideal time for foreign businesses as the Chinese government has also decided to boost imports to achieve a more equitable trade balance as part of its 12th five-year plan.
China’s largest trade fair takes on greater role in global economic downturn. The Canton Fair is the largest trade fair in China, drawing the best of Chinese manufacturers and more than 2,000 foreign companies from over 50 countries every year, including the US, Japan, Germany, Italy and the UK.