China - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif https://www.afrik-news.com/ Could china be intentionally choking Africa with debt ? https://www.afrik-news.com/article19465.html Fri, 08 Mar 2019 18:21:21 +0100 The redaction Shanghai Shenhua: Didier Drogba, two weeks and then goes away? https://www.afrik-news.com/article19294.html Mon, 17 Sep 2012 23:45:13 +0200 Hao Ge: An African super star singer in China https://www.afrik-news.com/article19195.html Tue, 29 Mar 2011 15:03:54 +0200 He is a qualified engineer from Nigeria who has become a super star in China. His stage name, Hao Ge, could be translated into "good song." Discovered by virtue of a reality TV show in 2006, Hao Ge has since become a force to reckon with on the Chinese entertainment scene. Victor Guilbert China ranks as world's 2nd largest economy https://www.afrik-news.com/article18949.html Mon, 14 Feb 2011 10:40:16 +0100 <p class="spip">China has overtaken Japan as the world's second-biggest economy.</p> <p class="spip">Japan's economy was worth $5.474 trillion (£3.414 trillion) at the end of 2010, figures from Tokyo have shown. China's economy was closer to $5.8 trillion in the same period.</p> Ethiopia: Chinese smugglers risk 10 years in prison https://www.afrik-news.com/article18799.html Fri, 21 Jan 2011 13:03:59 +0100 Two Chinese citizens who were apprehended by the Ethiopian Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (FEACC) as they tried to smuggle rare Ethiopian artifacts out of the country could face up to ten years in the country's prison. Desalegn Sisay Chinese president visits US https://www.afrik-news.com/article18771.html Tue, 18 Jan 2011 10:55:51 +0100 <p class="spip">Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Washington on Tuesday, a day before a high-profile meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama to discuss trade, currency and a host of other issues, including North Korea.</p> <p class="spip">Chinese state media has reported that Hu will stress how a constructive, comprehensive partnership between the powers could be mutually beneficial and help ensure stability in Asia and worldwide despite differences between Beijing and Washington.</p> Chinese inflation shows up in exported goods https://www.afrik-news.com/article18739.html Wed, 12 Jan 2011 11:13:52 +0100 <p class="spip">When garment buyers from New York show up next month at China's annual trade shows to bargain over next autumn's fashions, many will face sticker shock.</p> <p class="spip">“They're going to go home with 35 percent less product than for the same dollars as last year,” particularly for fur coats and cotton sportswear, said Bennett Model, chief executive of Cassin, a Manhattan-based line of designer clothing. “The consumer will definitely see the price rise.”</p> Sudan - A nation divided: The United States, Britain and China https://www.afrik-news.com/article18626.html Mon, 27 Dec 2010 13:38:44 +0100 The seventh in our series of articles about Sudan's pending referenda focuses on the United States, the United Kingdom and China and the remarkable double standards at work. But in the final analysis, do these superpowers really welcome an independent Southern Sudan? KASSAHUN Nigeria: Funds from China fuel China-Africa debate https://www.afrik-news.com/article18631.html Fri, 24 Dec 2010 09:22:10 +0100 Nigeria has embarked on improving its infrastructure by securing funds from China to finance rail and communication projects despite mixed reactions towards China's growing presence on the continent. Konye Obaji Ori Will Smith develops China-based crime drama https://www.afrik-news.com/article18614.html Tue, 21 Dec 2010 11:44:54 +0100 <p class="spip">American actor Will Smith is headed back to China but this time for a crime drama he's developing for Fox. Smith's Overbrook Entertainment has partnered with Chinese-born filmmaker Eva Jin to develop the series, which takes place in that country.</p> <p class="spip">Overbrook's untitled and yet to be cast hour-long show will focus on a crime-fighting female college student in China. This sounds promising, especially with the success of The CW's <i class="spip">Nikita</i>.</p> The rebirth of Africa: The way forward https://www.afrik-news.com/article18523.html Tue, 07 Dec 2010 01:52:38 +0100 The time has come for Africa to be introspective and overhaul the continental thesis for development by seeking inspiration from Asian tigers like China and Japan who have adopted useful economic policies that have guaranteed economic growth even though they were at variance with international norms. The notion that the continent's salvation or redemption from poverty lies in goodwill from developmental partners is unhelpful. Reparations for past damages merely perpetuate a dependency mentality which only serves to further subjugate the continent. The so called African Renaissance must lie in Africa's ability to be self sufficient and hold its politicians accountable for their actions through the democratic empowerment of its people. William Manful Ethiopia gets a US $27m Chinese leather factory https://www.afrik-news.com/article18486.html Thu, 25 Nov 2010 12:03:54 +0100 China-Africa Overseas Leather Products S.C. and China Africa Development Fund (CADFund) on Wednesday inaugurated a 27 million dollar factory in Ethiopia. The company has expressed its ambition to launch a second phase US $25 million investment project which, if successful, would significantly increase an initial target of 500 local job openings. Desalegn Sisay The ancient coin that gives impetus to China-Africa trade https://www.afrik-news.com/article18394.html Wed, 20 Oct 2010 21:10:57 +0200 An ancient Chinese coin that dates from the 15th century, discovered on the northern coast of Kenya, reveals the existence of advanced commercial and cultural relations between China and Africa, long before the emergence of Europeans on African soil. Vincent Duhem Zimbabwe PM Tsvangirai, Chinese poet Liu tipped to win Nobel Peace Prize https://www.afrik-news.com/article18322.html Thu, 30 Sep 2010 14:36:53 +0200 For the second year running, Zimbabwean Premier Morgan Tsvangirai has been tipped to win the Nobel Peace Prize after bookmakers listed him among hopefuls to land the 2010 award. Tsvangirai was in 2009 among the top contenders to win the peace Nobel but it controversially went to US President Barack Obama. Anna Smith Ethiopian PM Zenawi snubs West hails China and India https://www.afrik-news.com/article18271.html Mon, 20 Sep 2010 04:15:22 +0200 Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has snubbed Western donor countries and praised India and China as ‘dependable allies' as he advised African countries to take advantage of the new the global frontier, created after the economic crisis. According to him, the stabilized political scene is ready to withstand pressure from "market fundamentalists". Desalegn Sisay