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China and Angola sign cooperation deals

China and Angola sign cooperation deals

ACCRA -- Chinese Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec) says it is committed to supporting Ghana to develop its oil and gas industry so that the West African country could derive maximum benefits from its rich hydrocarbon resources."We are here def

Kenya's most wanted poacher nabbed

Kenya's most wanted poacher nabbed

xinhuaMOMBASA, Kenya - Kenyan authorities Wednesday arrested most wanted poacher and recovered a firearm and several rounds of ammunition in the Tana River county.A combined team of Kenya Defense Force, National Intelligence Service and the police we

When a deficit becomes a big plus

When a deficit becomes a big plus

China can cash in on shortage of infrastructure, senate speaker saysChina has a competitive edge in infrastructure construction in Africa, so Chinese companies do not necessarily need to diversify into other sectors, says Ekwee Ethuro, the speaker of

Building a future for Africa

Building a future for Africa

By Hou Liqiang Chinese companys boss uses team approach to massive housing projectsHong Bo, assistant president of CITIC Group and chairwoman of CITIC Construction, has found a way to combine profitability with public welfare. In Angola, her com

$300 million fund to Africa for affordable housing

$300 million fund to Africa for affordable housing

By HOU LIQIANG in NairobiInternational Finance Corporation(IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and Chinese multinational construction and engineering company, CITIC Construction Co., Ltd announced in Kenyas capital, Nairobi, on Friday the la

China-Africa relationship important to financial elites

China-Africa relationship important to financial elites

By Chen YingqunThe China-Africa business relationship has become the inaugural course for students of an international financial program. Tulane-GSCASS Master of Finance, a financial program co-hosted by the Tulane University of the United States and

Underwater venture will give IT more backbone

Underwater venture will give IT more backbone

By Lucie Morangi Chinese giant is helping expand a major cable that connects with Europe, one of its many venturesChinas Huawei Technologies is helping Africa advance deeper into the digital age with such projects as upgrading an undersea cable

Kenya's county chiefs laud China's investment in Africa

Kenya's county chiefs laud China's investment in Africa

By xinhua.NAIROBI -- Kenyan county heads have praised Chinese increased involvement in Africa which they said has woken up the rest of the world. The leaders, led by the Governor of Meru County in Kenya Peter Munya, said in Nairobi on Friday night th

China-UAE trade to hit US$16 billion in 2015

China-UAE trade to hit US$16 billion in 2015

Bilateral trade between China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will reach 100 billion yuan (around 16 billion U.S. dollars) this year, nearly double 2014, a Chinese association predicted.The two sides have seen average annual growth of around 35 pe