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Ethiopian students in Wuhan China demands evacuation

Alarm is growing among the estimated thousands of African students stranded in the locked-down Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of an outbreak of a new coronavirus.An association of Ethiopian students says in a statement released Friday that students...

Africans in China lockdown see no escape, feel trapped

The normally bustling supermarket in Wuhan was deserted, looking more foreign than ever. Khamis Hassan Bakari walked the aisles and saw just two other shoppers, and fear sank in.“Everybody is scared. Scared of seeing anyone,” the 39-year-old Tanzanian doctor...

China accuses West of ‘cold war’ against Zimbabwe

China’s foreign minister has accused Western powers of waging a "Cold War" against Zimbabwe, as he condemned the sanctions imposed on the economically embattled southern African state reports BBC.Wang Yi held talks with President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zimbabwe's capital,...

BRICS nations to consider adding countries to development bank

Leaders of the BRICS group of leading emerging economy nations meeting this week will discuss opening their development bank to other countries to increase its capital to fund infrastructure and other projects, diplomats and the bank’s head said. The New...

Zambia police quiz Hichilema over ‘anti-China comments’

Police in Zambia have questioned main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema for allegedly fueling attacks against Chinese nationals in the country's second city of Kitwe, the AFP news agency reports.Police chief of the Copperbelt province, Charity Katanga, said the politician...

Sierra Leone drops plans for China-funded airport

The Sierra Leonean government says it has cancelled a $400m contract with China to build a new airport. The aviation minister, Kabineh Kallon, told the BBC the facility wasn't necessary and the current airport would be renovated instead. The agreement was...

Corrupt government? You voted for them – China pushes back at Africa summit

As President Xi Jinping gathered together leaders from almost all African countries for a summit in Beijing in recent days, some former Chinese officials and state media were busy mounting an unusually strong defense of China’s role in the...

Chinese leader says no strings attached to funds for Africa

Chinese funds are not for “vanity projects” in Africa but are to build infrastructure that can remove development bottlenecks, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday, telling Chinese firms they also had to respect local people and the environment....

China furious with Botswana over Dalai Lama planned visit

China stepped up its warning to Botswana on Wednesday over a planned visit by exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama next month, demanding the African nation respect China's core interests. The Dalai Lama, reviled by Beijing as a dangerous...

Guinea insist it will not accept big changes to Chinalco iron ore deal

Guinea will not accept any major changes to the terms of the Simandou iron ore project that Chinalco bought from Rio Tinto, including building a 650-km railway rather than taking a shorter route via its neighbors, the mines minister...
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