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Nigeria seeks to finance major electricity project through FOCAC

Nigeria is seeking to finance a major electricity project in the country through the provision of funds by the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC),...
World At Night

Viewpoint: The Urgent Need for a New Paradigm in Africa

Re-posted from africanagenda.net Below are excerpts from a useful presentation that provides an overview on crucial areas of development in Africa. It echoes many ...
Africa-China

Clean energy bonds China-Africa’s development

As African countries turn to clean energy to drive their economic development, China has stressed its commitment in fostering cooperation with Africa in this...
African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat (L) shakes hands with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi before their meeting in Beijing on February 8, 2018.

Nation State vs Ethnicity: AU Chairman and African Leaders Congratulate China’s “Dark Side” of...

China is Making History with Moon Landing Senegalese President Macky Sall congratulated China for the success of its Chang’e-4 mission to deploy a lunar rover...
Wang Yi

China FM pushes forward FOCAC Beijing Summit

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday made six proposals on how to implement results from the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation...
Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi told

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is paying a state visit to China from Saturday to next Tuesday, during which he will also attend the Forum...

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Motsoahae Thomas Thabane

Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, Motsoahae Thomas Thabane, is paying an official visit to China on Sept. 1-7, during which he will...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali is paying an official visit to China on Sept. 1-4 on invitation while attending the 2018 Beijing Summit...
Denis Sassou N'Guesso

Denis Sassou-N’Guesso, president of the Republic of Congo

The president of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou-N'Guesso, will pay a state visit to China and attend the 2018 Beijing Summit of the...
Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo

Nana Akufo-Addo, the president of the Republic of Ghana is paying a state visit to China from Aug. 31 to Sept. 6 at the...
Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi

Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi will pay a state visit to China from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5 at the invitation of Chinese President Xi...
Burkina Faso

President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kabore

The president of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kabore, will pay a state visit to China from Aug. 30 to Sept. 5, during which...
Alassane Ouattara

Cote d’Ivoire’s President Alassane Ouattara

Cote d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara will pay a state visit to China and attend the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)...
China-Africa Cooperation poster from 1972

Viewpoint: The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

Note: This paper was prepared and presented in part for a panel at the Left Forum which was held during the weekend of June...
trade

Trade between Ghana and China hits $ 2.4 billion

He said in 2015 the trade volume between the two countries reached $6.6 billion. Although the general trade by 18 per cent in 2015...
Rwanda

Chinese envoy renews commitment to development projects in Rwanda

At the FOCAC summit of last December in Johannesburg, South Africa, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced ten major China-Africa cooperation plans for the next...

China’s interest for Africa are real and concrete

Rhetoric that attributes slowdown in African economy to China is unreasonable. The truth is China has brought Africa tangible interests on the basis of...
Namibia

Chinese Foreign Minister to visit Namibia

Wang's visit is aimed at fostering discussions on the development and cooperation plans between China and Africa, particularly on how to implement the outcome...
Oil prices

Nigeria to cooperate with Angola on boosting oil price

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, said in a statement made available to Xinhua that this understanding...

China Pledges US$60bn to Africa at FOCAC Summit

President Xi Jinping President Xi Jinping said the package would include zero-interest loans as well as scholarships and training for thousands of Africans. The Chinese...
Buhari

Nigerian leader to attend FOCAC in South Africa

A presidency statement said Buhari will be accompanied on the trip by Nigeria's foreign affairs minister, the minister of transportation and minister of industry,...
Namibia

China wishes to work closely with Namibia

Xin said this in a statement Friday when he announced that Namibian President Hage Geingob is expected to attend the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation...
Journalists

Journalists get first-hand knowledge on preparations for FOCAC Summit

The tour was done in collaboration with Brand South Africa, the country's marketing company. General Manager of Communications at Brand South Africa, Manusha Pillai,...
UNICEF

FOCAC urged to include protection of children in its agenda

Rachel Odede, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Representative to Swaziland, told Xinhua that they want the summit discussions to include the protection of children...
The two-session round tables of Chinese and African leaders attending the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) opens at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, November 5, 2006. [Xinhua]

Media urged to adhere to journalistic principles when covering FOCAC Summit

This emerged from a seminar in Johannesburg, organized by the China-Africa Reporting Project with the aim of sharing knowledge about how to cover the...
Amissah-Arthur

Ghana eyes more investment from China – Amissah-Arthur

Ghana's Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called for closer relations between Ghana and China, particularly in terms of trade and investment, the state-run Ghanaian...

What is the interest of China in its relations in Africa?

As China and Africa embrace the 15th birthday of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), the world has witnessed their accelerating steps in expanding...