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Sino - Egyptian Relations: A growing bond

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has come under heavy fire from Western critics who accuse him of returning to the autocracy endured under the its previous leader Mubarak who was deposed in 2011. 489 more words

China Goes Global

Chinese firm sets up poultry farm in SW Nigeria

A Chinese firm in southwest Nigeria’s Ogun State has set up an integrated poultry farm in order to focus on enhancing the nation’s food security through commercial agricultural production. 127 more words


Part of your Apple battery may have been mined by a child laborer in central Africa

Electronics companies and car makers may be buying cobalt sourced from child miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo and sold by a Chinese company with links to the Chinese and DRC governments, according to… 567 more words

FOCAC: Beyond the Numbers

December’s Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) has been and gone, and the eagerly-awaited list of numbers has been released, digested, and analysed. China’s commitment of US$60 billion in financing for development across Africa is triple the amount pledged at the last summit three years ago, … 506 more words


China-Africa industrial capacity cooperation fund starts operation

A China-Africa industrial capacity cooperation fund, designed to aid Africa’s development, is now active, China’s central bank said Thursday.

The fund, with an initial capital of 10 billion U.S. 156 more words


Zimbabwe plans to capture baby elephants from the wild and sell them to China

Zimbabwe plans to capture and send more wild elephants to zoos and safari parks in China, a country not known for strong animal-rights protections.

On a Dec. 503 more words

Zimbabwe is making the Chinese yuan one of its legal currencies

The Chinese yuan may soon be used as legal tender in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe’s finance minister has said China and the southern African country are negotiating plans to… 455 more words