Source: Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the United Republic of Tanzania |

Chinese Embassy in Tanzania Held a Round-table to Enhance Cooperation With Major Tanzanian Media

Topics discussed in the Round-table include China's development achievements and experience, China-Tanzania relations and media's role in promoting China-Tanzania friendship

The Chinese Embassy in Tanzania held a Media Round-table at the Embassy on 20 January 2020 to enhance its cooperation with major Tanzanian media agencies. The Round-table was attended by H.E. Wang Ke, Ambassador of China to Tanzania, Dr Hassan Abbasi, Chief Government Spokesperson and Director of Tanzania Information Services…

Source: Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Sierra Leone |

Chinese and Sierra Leonean Friends Celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year Together

The teachers and students of CI put on many wonderful performances, such as Tai Chi, poetry recitation, yoga and aerobics

On January 21, 2020, the Confucius Institute (CI) at the University of Sierra Leone (USL) held a series of cultural experience activities and performance in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year. Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, H.E. Hu Zhangliang and his wife Madame Zhou Min, Mr. Festus Kalley, representative…

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Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Wu Peng attended Chinese New Year Gala

Chinese Deputy Permanent Representative to UNEP Xia Yingxian and Deputy Permanent Representative to UN-Habitat Tong Guichan were present

Chinese Ambassador to Kenya and Permanent Representative to UNEP and UN-Habitat Wu Peng attended the UN 2020 New Year Gala for the Chinese community on January 16th, 2020. The gala was co-hosted by the UNEP and UN-Habitat, and attended by nearly 60 Chinese and their family members from the UNEP…

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International Tourism Growth continues to outpace the Global Economy

Limited data available for Africa (+4%) points to continued strong results in North Africa (+9%) while arrivals in Sub-Saharan Africa grew slower in 2019 (+1.5%)

1.5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded in 2019, globally. A 4% increase on the previous year which is also forecast for 2020, confirming tourism as a leading and resilient economic sector, especially in view of current uncertainties. By the same token, this calls for such growth to be managed…

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Chinese Embassy launches Training Course on Pottery Production Techniques in Freetown

In recent years, human resources development has been one of the highlights in the cooperation between China and Sierra Leone

On 14th of January 2020, the launching ceremony of Training Course on Pottery Production Techniques was held at Goderich Campus of Milton Margai College of Education and Technology (MMCET) in Freetown. The 42 days training course is sponsored by the Chinese government and supported by the Ministry of Technical and…

Source: Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the United Republic of Tanzania |

Tanzania will continue to uphold one-China policy

Taiwan issue should be left to be resolved through constructive engagements between the parties of cross Taiwan straits

"Tanzania will continue to uphold one-China policy, recognize Taiwan is an inalienable part of China and respect China's principle of 'one country, two systems'", Director of Tanzania Information Services Department (Maelezo) and Chief Government Spokesperson Dr Hassan Abbasi spoke to Xinhua News Agency on Thursday. "And we believe the Taiwan…

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UN finds that prospects for economic growth in 2020 hinge on reducing trade disputes and uncertainty

Africa has experienced a decade of near stagnation in per capita GDP

Impacted by prolonged trade disputes, the global economy suffered its lowest growth in a decade, slipping to 2.3 per cent in 2019.  The world, however, could see a slight uptick in economic activity in 2020 if risks are kept at bay, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and…

Source: Germany - Federal Foreign Office |

Berlin Conference on Libya

A conference of Heads of State and Government is now to be held in Berlin

By means of the Berlin Process, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Heiko Maas seek to support the peace efforts of the UN Special Representative to bring about an end to the conflict in Libya. A conference of Heads of State and Government is now to be held in…

Source: Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Botswana |

Wang Yi talks about three reasons why Chinese Foreign Ministers choose Africa for their first visit in the last 30 years

The two sides fought together for national independence and liberation

On January 12, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met the press together with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Zimbabwe Sibusiso Busi Moyo in Harare. A reporter asked: Why did Chinese Foreign Ministers choose Africa for their first visit for 30 years in a row? Wang…

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Wang Yi holds talks with Djibouti's Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mahmoud Ali Youssouf

This visit also coincides with the 41st anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Djibouti, which are worth congratulating

On January 9, 2020, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mahmoud Ali Youssouf in Djibouti City. Wang Yi spoke highly of the development of China-Djibouti relations, and said that China is a sincere, reliable and long-term partner of Djibouti.…