Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

2018-08-09 21:06 GMT+8

Under the interest-free loan policy, the Zimbabwe Center, known for its high-performance computing has plans to build another supercomputer in cooperation with Chinese manufacturer, Inspur Group.

2018-08-13 13:02 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Shen Shiwei is a research fellow of the Charhar Institute and former government relations and business consultant for Chinese enterprises in Africa and the Middle East. The article reflects the author's opinion and not necessarily the views of CGTN. 

2018-08-13 11:20 GMT+8

Higher education in Malawi remains desirable for Malawian youngsters, and the biggest difficulty lies in its lack of funding. China helped Malawi build its first science university in 2012. It opened two years later and its first class will graduate in 2019. But the future of these graduates is less certain due to the country’s sluggish economy. 

2018-08-11 14:43 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Shantha Bloemen has spent the last two decades working in international humanitarian and development assistance. She is a former chief of Communications & Partnership at UNICEF China.

2018-08-10 11:46 GMT+8

Ahead of the summit of Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), CGTN held an exclusive interview with  the president of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, who speaks highly of bilateral ties and is looking forward to more fruitful outcomes from the upcoming summit.

2018-08-09 17:16 GMT+8

You have probably never thought of living your life without electricity, but there are some countries, where turning the light on is a luxury. Uganda is one of them. 

2018-08-09 15:02 GMT+8

The official website for next month's Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation made its debut as government officials from China and African nations witnessed the launch of the site on Wednesday morning.

2018-08-08 20:38 GMT+8

54 Confucius Institutes have been established in Africa over the years, as ties with countries in the continent get stronger. Speaking of these non-profit public institutions, many may relate them to the Chinese language and cultural exchange. But in Kenya’s Egerton University, there’s something unique and different: the Kenya-China Joint Laboratory for Crop Molecular Biology.

2018-08-08 19:59 GMT+8

Simala Sinda Wedika never thought he’d one day work in a rice field as a farmer.

2018-08-07 16:11 GMT+8