Weekly news

06/06/2009 to 12/07/2009
Weekly news

06/06/2009 to 12/07/2009

Last weeks China Africa developments:   SA green building benefits from ‘active’ civil society – Chinese organisation- Engineering News (ZAF) 10/07/2009 China-based Sustainability & Innovation international team leader Tiffany Tsui said this week that an “active civil society” would be South Africa’s biggest driving force in promoting green building. Full Story.  Ethiopia […]

29/06/2009 to 05/07/2009
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29/06/2009 to 05/07/2009

Last weeks China Africa developments:   Confucius Institute unveiled in Kigali- Rwandan Times (RWA) 7/7/2009 The Confucius Institute, a Chinese teaching institute was unveiled at Kigali Institute of Education last week. Full Story.  War on counterfeits stepped up with launch of new agency- Busines Daily (KEN) 6/7/2009 An anti-counterfeits agency will be […]

22/06/2009 to 28/06/2009
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22/06/2009 to 28/06/2009

As the UN appoint a Sudan specialist against the vote of China and Russia, China has been active in securing an agriculture deal with Khartoum. Meanwhile Obama’s special envoy to Sudan Maj. Gen. Scott Gration has declared that the systematic genocide in Darfur is now over. Bashir’s readmission of western […]

15/06/2009 to 21/06/2009
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15/06/2009 to 21/06/2009

As the UN appoint a Sudan specialist against the vote of China and Russia, China has been active in securing an agriculture deal with Khartoum. Meanwhile Obama’s special envoy to Sudan Maj. Gen. Scott Gration has declared that the systematic genocide in Darfur is now over. Bashir’s readmission of western […]

08/06/2009 to 14/06/2009
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08/06/2009 to 14/06/2009

 Museveni: Protect tourism industry against farmers- Monitor (UGA) 16/06/2009 Insecurity and a poor image of the African continent is a major threat to the tourism industry, President Yoweri Museveni has said. Full Story.  Chairman of world’s biggest bank, ICBC, visits Nigeria- Vanguard (NGA) 15/06/2009 The strategic relationship between Nigeria and China […]

01/06/2009 to 07/06/2009
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01/06/2009 to 07/06/2009

 Rwanda suitable for upland rice –Researchers- New Times (RWA) 10/06/2009 Chinese rice researchers in Rwanda have said that some parts of the country are suitable for the production of upland rice, but they said there is need to closely monitor climate changes. Full Story.    Chinese-owned company modernises Mozambique’s most luxurious […]

25/05/2009 to 31/05/2009
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25/05/2009 to 31/05/2009

 ICBC boss scarce at Standard Bank- Business Report (ZAF) 29/05/2009 Yang Kaisheng, the president of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), which acquired a 20 percent stake in Standard Bank in 2007, failed to attend two board meetings and numerous committee meetings last year. Full Story.  Transport Ministry acquires two […]

17/05/2009 to 24/05/2009
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17/05/2009 to 24/05/2009

 200,000 Ghanaians visited China last year- Ghana Web (GHN) 17/05/2009 The Chinese Embassy in Accra processed more than 200,000 visas for Ghanaians to visit the People’s Republic of China in 2008 to transact various businesses, Mr Yu Wenzhe, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana announced on Saturday. Full Story.  China goes global- Guardian […]

10/05/2009 to 16/05/2009
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10/05/2009 to 16/05/2009

 New factories in Icolo and Bengo- Journal de Angola (AGO) 10/05/2009 The executive program of the Ministry of Industry allocated 115 plants for the city of Icolo and Bengo. The four companies are located in 2009/2012. Full Story.  Roads Minister leaves for China- Ghana Web (GHN) 10/05/2009 Mr Joe Gidisu, Minister of […]

04/05/2009 to 07/05/2009
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04/05/2009 to 07/05/2009

 China expects to strengthen mutual-benefit co-op with Eritrea- Xinhua (CHN) 04/05/2009 China expects to strengthen mutual benefit cooperation with Eritrea in various sectors, including bilateral trade, agriculture, health, culture and education fields, Shu Zhan, Chinese ambassador to Eritrea said in Asmara on Sunday. Full Story.  China expects to strengthen mutual-benefit cooperation with Eritrea: ambassador- […]