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Source: The State Council Information Office: The People's Republic of China |

Xi meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Xi underscored that China firmly supports Egypt in choosing a development path that suits its national conditions and in safeguarding national sovereignty, security and development interests

Xi pointed out that as the regional and international environments are undergoing profound and complex changes, the strategic and overarching importance of China-Egypt relations has become all the more evident. The visions and interests that China and Egypt share mean that the two sides need to work together toward the…

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Youth And Sports Development Centre Co-Hosts China-Africa Youth Forum On Volunteering

The forum aims to facilitate international cooperation in youth volunteering, promote and implement the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development and contribute to global development

The success of the ECOWAS Youths Volunteers Programme was one of the major highlights of the China-Africa Youth Forum on Volunteering that took place in Jinan, Shandong Province, China from 2-4 December 2022 in a combination of online and offline event formats. The event which was proposed by President Xi…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation - Federal Republic of Somalia |

Somali Foreign Minister Receives Chinese Special Representative on African Affairs

Ambassador Yuxi, who is in Somalia on an official visit, conveyed China’s appreciation to President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud for leading a high level delegation to attend the China-Arab Summit

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Abshir Omar Jama, received on Wednesday in the capital, Mogadishu, the Special Representative of the Chinese government on African affairs, H.E. Mr. Liu Yuxi, and discussed with him ways to enhance bilateral relations and joint cooperation. During the meeting, many…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China |

Diplomatic Envoys of African Countries to China Mourn Comrade Jiang Zemin

Assistant Foreign Minister Wu Jianghao expressed his gratitude to the diplomatic envoys who came to convey condolences

On December 2, 2022, diplomatic envoys of African countries to China, including South Africa, Cameroon, Senegal, Lesotho, Kenya, Uganda, Benin, Nigeria, Mozambique, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Sao Tome and Principe, Comoros, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Chad, Niger, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, the Gabonese Republic, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar,…

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Leaders Lay Foundation for a New Headquarters Building in Abuja

The new headquarters Project which is being financed by the Chinese Government through China Aid is expected to be completed in 26 months

The Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) laid the Foundation of a new ECOWAS Headquarters building on December 4, 2022 in Abuja, Nigeria. The new headquarters Project which is being financed by the Chinese Government through China Aid is expected to be…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Message of condolences

President Jiang Zemin was a transformational leader and a great statesman with farsighted vision, wisdom and the judicious policies

President Isaias Afwerki conveyed a message of condolences on 1 December to President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China on the passing away of former President Jiang Zemin of the People’s Republic of China. In his message on behalf of the people and Government of Eritrea, President Isaias…

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Alibaba Netpreneur Training Welcomes 86 New Graduates from Africa

The 86 graduates emerged following their successful completion of a series of classes, assignments and assessments

Alibaba Global Initiatives (“AGI”) today announced the graduation of 86 African entrepreneurs from the latest edition of the Alibaba Netpreneur Training (“ANT”) Program. Held from mid-October to mid-November, the Africa-specific edition was rolled out with support from the Africa’s Business Heroes prize competition, a philanthropic initiative that aims to support and inspire…

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Senegal: African Development Bank to Invest over €166 Million in Construction of Highway to Open Up the Country’s North

The financing comprises €119.69 million from the African Development Bank and €46.67 million from the Africa Growing Together Fund

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (http://www.AfDB.org), has approved a loan of €166.36 million to Senegal for construction of the Dakar-Tivaouane-Saint Louis highway, which will enhance access to the north of the country. The financing comprises €119.69 million from the African Development Bank and €46.67 million from…

Source: International Trade Centre |

Exploring African agribusiness export potential with China

African farm exports to China are still somewhat restricted because sanitary and phytosanitary agreements are not yet in place for many products

Chinese demand for agricultural products from Africa continues to grow, such as for coffee, nuts, vegetables, processed food and beverages. The International Trade Centre report, Enhancing Africa’s Agricultural Exports to China, outlines export potential for eight countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia. ‘Using ITC’s trade tools and data,…

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

Xi Jinping Exchanges Messages of Congratulations with President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi on 50th Anniversary of Normalization of China-DRC Diplomatic Relations

In recent years, the two countries have established a strategic partnership of win-win cooperation and achieved fruitful results in practical cooperation

On November 24, 2022, President Xi Jinping exchanged messages of congratulations with President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi on the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between the two countries. President Xi noted that over the past half century, China-DRC relations have developed…