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China Africa Relation in Zambia

  • Africans View China’s Presence on the Continent as Positive

    CHINA, 2016/11/04 The majority of Africans are in favor of Chinese development on the continent, according to a new statement titled “China’s Growing Presence in Africa Wins Largely Positive Popular Reviews” by the Afrobarometer Research Network. “Almost two-thirds or 63 % of Africans say China’s influence in the continent is “somewhat” or “very” positive, while only 15 % see it as somewhat or very negative,” the statement states. Trade between Africa and China has increased from $10 billion in 2000 to $220 billion in 2014. In 2000, China established the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation to drive its strategic engagement with sub-Saharan Africa. Since again, the communist country has been the go-to world economic resource for African nations in need of products and services ranging from infrastructure and telecommunication development, to food outlets, retail shops, and textiles.
  • China to help developing countries on parliament capacity building

    CHINA, 2016/03/23 China will launch a program to train members of parliament of some Asian and African nations so as to improve the capacity of parliament in the developing nations, a senior Chinese official said here on Monday. Chinese top legislator Zhang Dejiang announced the program at a breakfast conference with Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)'s President Saber Chowdhury and parliamentary leaders of Zambia, Rwanda, Kenya,Pakistan, Bangladesh and Cambodia on the sidelines of the 134th IPU Assembly.