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Maisey White

Maisey White is a special intern reporting on the impact of Chinese technology investment in Africa. Maisey's particular interest is how Chinese investment can advance the development of education in Africa and how new innovations can contribute to Africa's ICT for development.

Nigeria and Huawei sign deal to promote ICT development

Nigeria and China have strengthened ties in a bid to improve Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector. A recent MoU has been signed with the Federal Government and ICT industry leaders Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Limited in Abuja on Tuesday. The government have announced that they believe a boost in the ICT sector will help to advance economic diversification …

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Second Investing in Africa Forum Begins

Investing in Africa Forum is undeniably one of the most effective events of the year for Chinese-African business discussions. The event has already seen 2.5 billion US dollars in deals and now the second Investing in Africa Forum has just begun in the southern city of Guangzhou. The Investing in Africa Forum will see around 300 government officials, entrepreneur’s and …

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China and Malawi Enhance Collaboration through cultural exchange

During the inauguration ceremony of the institute at Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN) Lecture Hall in Lilongwe, the Minister of Education, Science and Technology Dr. Emmanuel Fabiano revealed that China and Malawi are currently in discussion about a number of new partnerships that will benefit from the new scheme to enhance collaboration through education and cultural exchange. Confucius Institute is …

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57 Angolan Students Begin Chinese Scholarships

Fifty-seven Angolan students recently departed for China over the weekend to begin their long-term training program said to last between five and six years. The training programs that they will attend are said to focus in furthering their education in their chosen subjects at some of the highest achieving institutions across the country. According to a press release from the …

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President Zuma and President Xi meet to strengthen bilateral relations

Zuma and President Xi of China recently met at the Group of 20 summit held on Sunday and Monday. During their meeting Xi made it very clear that when relations with South Africa are under discussion China always work with in strategic and long-term lines in order to ensure that the Sino-South African friendship is long and fruitful, seeing the …

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Sino-Senegalese Bilateral Ties Strengthen

The Sino-Senegalese relations seem to be enhancing as President Xi Jinping announced at a meeting with Macky Sall on Friday, China’s new efforts to enhance bilateral relations between the two in order to develop a comprehensive strategic partnership. Sall recently attended the 11th Summit of the Group of 20 major economies, Sall insisted he was incredibly honored to have attended …

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Madagascan students successfully graduate from Antananarivo University in Chinese Language and Culture

Fifty-Five Madagascan students successfully graduated from The Confucius Institute in Madagascar on Friday after amazingly completing their studies in Chinese language and culture. Antananarivo University’s president, Professor Panja Ramanoelina congratulated the students on their success during the graduation ceremony, stating, “Today, you bring credit to Antananarivo University and tomorrow you will be its pride.” Professor Ramanoelina expressed his gratitude and …

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New Chinese Funded Research and Training Centers Opening in Angola

It was recently announced by the secretary of State for Cooperation in Luanda that China will supporting Angola’s recent endeavor to develop center’s for agricultural research and professional training in Huambo. Angela Braganca explained the announcement after signing the protocol for sending a fourth Chinese medical team, announcing that it is all in a bid to “contribute to the improvement …

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President Xi Set on Strengthening Co-operation with Chad

The president of China President Xi Jinping and Chadian President, Idriss Deby Itno Cme together on Saturday to make a plan in order to enhance further China-Chad Cooperation. Deby, on behalf of the African Union, was invited to attend the 11th G20 summit in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou. During the G20 summit Xi Jinping declared that “China and Chad have …

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China Increase their sponsorship to 200 beneficiary Rwandan students set to study around China

This year the Chinese sponsorship program for Rwandan students increased their number of scholarships from 150 to 200 beneficiary students. The beneficiary students are set to leave Kigali at the end of the month to pursue the dreams at different universities across China. The selected students have been given the opportunity to study a range of courses at undergraduate and …

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