While thinking about quantitative, non-economic variables that highlight China-Africa ties, I became side-tracked with the ambiguity over African students in China numbers. There were official Ministry of Education (MOE) statistics, it seemed, just none consistently made available. 146 more words
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Zambian authorities have detained 31 Chinese citizens on suspicion of illegal copper mining, according to Chinese officials who have formally complained about the arrest.
“The government has always asked Chinese companies and citizens to respect the laws of the countries where they operate and does not shield illegal action… But China opposes selective law-enforcement actions against its citizens” China’s foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying at a… 524 more words
Starting with the 2006 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation summit, China announced that it would build agricultural technology demonstration centers (ATDCs) in partner African countries. ATDCs have been constructed in over 20 countries so far, and… 235 more words