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With globalization in peril, FOCAC summit comes at right time: Rwandan president

With globalization and global cooperation facing headwinds, the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit in Beijing comes at the right time, Rwandan President Paul Kagame said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/9/3 1:51:52

Presidents of Ghana, Egypt, S. Africa, Republic of Congo to visit China

At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso will attend the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation and pay state visits to China from Aug. 31 to Sept. 9 successively, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang announced Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/31 11:31:23

China-Africa cooperation fundamental for Africa's success: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said here Thursday that China-Africa cooperation is fundamental for Africa's success.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/31 9:52:58

Beijing should just ignore silly accusations, work with Ghana

China should be open to constructive criticism, but when facing groundless accusations, it should always ignore them and continue to do the right thing for Africa.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 22:23:42

Burkina Faso president arrives in Beijing for FOCAC summit

President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kabore arrives in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 30, 2018. Kabore is here for a state visit to China, and he will also attend the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/30 20:00:22

Ghana-China relations: forging ahead in the spirit of Belt and Road

The forthcoming Forum for African China Cooperation, (FOCAC) takes place at a critical time in the geopolitical dynamics of the world; when the East is seen widely as taking over from the West in the economic leadership of the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/30 19:29:37

UN envoy calls for dialogue ahead of December elections in DRC

The special representative and head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), Leila Zerrougui, on Monday called for dialogue ahead of the December elections in the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/28 9:49:04

Mnangagwa sworn in as president of Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa was officially sworn in as president of Zimbabwe on Sunday after winning a bitterly contested election that marked the country's first vote since former president Robert Mugabe was ousted from power.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/26 22:23:39

South African farmers 'furious' over Trump land reform tweet

South African farmers have demanded Donald Trump "leave us the hell alone" after the US president criticized the country's land reform plans, accusing him of trying to deflect attention from his own escalating scandals.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/26 21:38:40

Ghana, China to chart course for stronger relations

Ghana and China will exchange ideas on national development strategy and formulation of blueprints to boost bilateral relations when President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo vists China at the invtation of President Xi Jinping next month.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/26 20:18:39

Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwean president for next five years

President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa was on Sunday sworn in for his first five-year term as the President of Zimbabwe by Chief Justice Luke Malaba.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/26 19:08:12

Zimbabwe's future power demand presents huge opportunities: official

Zimbabwe will require 11,000 megawatts of electricity to achieve its vision of becoming a middle income country by 2030, an official said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/26 9:22:43

DRC's electoral commission invalidates 6 presidential candidatures

The Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission said Friday night that it has invalidated six presidential candidatures, including former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba for the elections scheduled for December.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/25 10:43:36

Zimbabwean Constitutional Court to pass judgement in presidential election petition

The Zimbabwean Constitutional Court will on Friday afternoon deliver judgement in an election petition filed by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwa's victory in the July 30 presidential election.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 21:35:44

Response to DRC Ebola outbreak goes well, more cases expected: WHO

Response to the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been going well and scaling up, but a least one additional wave of cases are expected, coupled with a more complex environment due to security and access concerns, the World Health Organization said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 19:28:25

Rwanda's Kagame starts campaigning as parliamentary polls draw closer

Rwandan President Paul Kagame who is also the chairman of the ruling Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) on Thursday started canvassing for votes for the RPF candidates as parliamentary elections draw closer.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 11:18:28

Zuma in court to support his son

Former South African President Jacob Zuma appeared with his son Duduzane in Randburg magistrate court for the latter's alleged homicide case on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 11:14:04

Land reform key to S. Africa's stability: president

South Africa will experience instability without a successful land reform, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/23 7:26:45