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Yang Jiechi (R), Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special representative, meets with Arab League Secretary-general Ahmed Aboul-Gheit in Cairo, Egypt, January 15, 2019. -Xinhua Photo

China, Egypt agree to promote pragmatic cooperation in all fields

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special representative Yang Jiechi and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi agreed on Wednesday to promote pragmatic cooperation between the two countries in all fields, CGTN has reported.
Deputy Ambassador of China to Nigeria, Mr Lin Jing

Envoy: China not ‘Father Christmas’ to Africa

The Charge d’ Affaires of China Embassy in Nigeria, Lin Jing, says China is not a Father Christmas, but rather, looking for a win-win partnership with Africa and Nigeria.
Chinese President Xi Jinping waves to deputies to the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, capital of China, March 20, 2018.

China’s Xi Jinping defends ‘Belt and Road’ Projects in Africa

Chinese President Xi Jinping told African political and business leaders Monday that China's investments on the continent are made with an eye on improving Africa's development, and not mere "vanity projects."
Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)

China to use Africa forum to defend belt and road initiative

Beijing’s hosting of a massive forum for African leaders and business representatives next week will give Chinese President Xi Jinping a big opportunity to champion his Belt and Road Initiative, even as it faces pushback and criticism.
Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)

Official: China Africa’s largest trading partner for nine consecutive years

China has been Africa’s largest trading partner for nine years in a row as major cooperation programs boosted bilateral trade, official data showed.

Envoy: FOCAC will boost China-Africa cooperation

The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) has proven to be productive and effective in boosting China-Africa cooperation, a Chinese special envoy said.
Buhari speaking at the meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

FOCAC: Strengthening Nigeria, China bilateral relations

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to speak at the opening ceremony of the upcoming Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled for September 3 and 4 respectively in Beijing, China.
(FILES) This file photo taken on February 9, 2017 shows Chinese 100 yuan notes in Beijing. The Chinese currency continued its sharp decline on July 20, 2018 despite US President Donald Trump's bid to rein in the dollar, as analysts pointed out that a weaker yuan aids Beijing in its trade tussle with Washington. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Stanbic IBTC sensitises traders on Naira-Yuan swap deal

The forum was meant to provide insight into how best to help clients and businesses leverage the opportunity as well as assess the impact of the Chinese economy on trade in Africa.
Even before he gets a possible PDP nomination for 2019 presidential race, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s bid has already hit some heavy bumps and storms.

Ex-President Obasanjo swears he will never support Atiku Abubakar’s presidential bid

Even before he gets a possible PDP nomination for 2019 presidential race, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s bid has already hit some heavy bumps and storms.

Minister: Chinese firms’ investments in Nigeria telecoms hit $16 billion

Minister of Communications, Dr. Abdur-raheem Adebayo Shittu, said Chinese companies have invested over $16 billion in Nigerian telecommunications industry.

Burkina Faso resumes ties with China after Taiwan break

The west African Nation of Burkina Faso formally resumed diplomatic ties with China on Saturday after breaking off relations with Taiwan, which now has just 18 diplomatic allies.

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Amnesty: US air strikes killed or wounded civilians in Somalia

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NSE harps on high sustainability reporting standards

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Abducted coach Bosso released

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Governor Ganduje’s supporters protest alleged bias by police in Kano

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Official: Governor Obiano has built 80 roads in five years

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