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China’s People’s Daily Runs 11 Xi Jinping Headlines on its Front Page

China’s People’s Daily newspaper on Friday, Dec. 4, 2015. Instances of Xi Jinping’s name are circled in red. Felicia Sonmez for The Wall Street Journal… 607 more words

Better People-to-People Relations: The Key to Sino-African Growth

African governments and the Chinese government often state that their economic and political cooperation is based on friendship, equality and mutual respect. Yet these sentiments by government leaders are not reflected in the way the general population relates to each other. 703 more words

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THE SINO-AFRICAN ENGAGEMENT: IS AFRICA BECOMING A TRADEMARK MADE IN CHINA?

“Those who eat up riba shall only stand as would one who has been touched by Satan. That is because they say ‘Trading is just like riba.’ Allah has permitted trading and has forbidden riba.” 2,665 more words

China promises Africa $1 trillion in financing, but the true sum may never be known

China has pledged to provide $1 trillion in financing (paywall) to countries in Africa over the next 12 years. Speaking at a summit in Hong Kong, Zhao Changhui of China’s state-owned Export-Import (Exim) Bank said the money will go toward helping the region build highways, railways, airports and other infrastructure. 258 more words

THE BEAST FROM THE EAST

They say that China is helping Africa achieve its millennium development goals by investing in its infrastructure, economic markets and development projects.

In fact, China is not really “investing.” Most of the “Chinese investment in Africa” is actually a very well-structured program of concessional loans. 877 more words

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