Kibaki back from China trip- Daily Nation (KEN)
President Hu Jintao thanked the government and people of Kenya for being at the forefront in peace initiatives in both Sudan and Somalia. Full Story.
Kagame receives top Chinese official- New Times (RWA)
President Paul Kagame, yesterday, received the Secretary General in charge of the organization department of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party, Gao Shiqi, at Urugwiro Village, where they held discussions on the Rwanda-China ties. Full Story.
ExxonMobil Oil Leases Face Legal Hurdle- This Day (NGA)
China joins contest to fund second port in Lamu- Business Daily (KEN)
Kenya has inched closer to building the multi-billion shilling Lamu port after China said it was willing to finance the project that Japan is also eying, heightening the battle between the two Asian giants for control of Africa’s economic landscape. Full Story.
Oil discovery: So near yet so far- Standard (KEN)
Somewhere deep in Isiolo District, anxiety is rising fast. After seven months of drilling works and 5,080 metres deep into the earth, the search for oil in one of the most promising wells in the country is now entering the homestretch. Full Story.
Kibaki seeks China help to build Lamu Port- Standard (KEN)
Each of the five East African Community partner state will equally contribute to the construction of a new railway system estimated to cost $25 billion. Full Story.
List of Tariff-Free Entry Products for African LDCs: Update- Dragon’s Gift Blog (USA)
Zimbabwe, China sign $400m power deal- Africa News (NED)
Zimbabwe has signed a $400 million agreement with China’s Sinohydro to expand its Kariba hydro plant, an official said on Monday, as power cuts threaten to dim the country’s economic recovery prospects. Full Story.
President pushes for more Chinese investment in Kenya- Daily Nation (KEN)
The inclusive Government has the potential to foster Zimbabwe’s development, but for this to succeed, the West must immediately lift all illegal sanctions on the country, a senior Chinese government official has said. Full Story.
Kibaki opens Kenya stand at China Expo- Daily Nation (KEN)
President Kibaki officially opened the Kenyan exhibition stand at the joint African pavilion at the 2010 Expo in Shanghai, China on Friday. Full Story.