Aviation: China Southern Airlines brings 8000 passengers to Kenya monthly now links Changsa to Africa with new Flights to Nairobi

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China Southern Airlines on Wednesday launched a direct flight between Nairobi and Changsha, the capital city of China’s Hunan Province. Judith Nashipai Kamai, supervisor of Nairobi station at China Southern Airlines told a media briefing in Nairobi that the airline already operates two weekly flights linking travelers between Nairobi and Guangzhou. “We now have four weekly non-stop flights between China […]

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News: China to issue new versions of visas from June 1

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The exit-entry departments of China’s public security authorities will start issuing new versions of visas and residence permits for foreigners from Saturday, the National Immigration Administration said on Friday. “The current versions will no longer be issued on the same day, while the documents already issued are still valid until their dates of expiry,’’ the NIA said. The new versions […]

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Africa: China to Build Cultural Center in Anambra

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China has indicated a strong interest to build a cultural center in Anambra State. This was revealed during a courtesy visit by the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zou Pingian on the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano at the Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia on Tuesday. The proposed cultural center will accommodate a theater and other facilities that will facilitate […]

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News: Africa Will Make China A Global Empire, But It Won’t Bring Prosperity To Chinese Citizens

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Africa will provide China with cheap economic resources. It will create profit opportunities for Chinese construction companies. It will provide markets for China’s cheap products. And it will serve as a bridge to Latin America. Africa will help China become a global empire. But it won’t help China become a prosperous society. Nonetheless, China is all over Africa these days. […]

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Aviation: With 786 Aircraft China Southern plans to have 1000 planes in 2 years as it expands into Africa

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According to Routes Online, China Southern Airlines plans to expand its fleet to 1,000 jets by 2020, and 2,000 aircraft by the end of 2035. As of Jun. 30, the airline owns a fleet of 786 aircraft. Earlier this week, Mr. Wan Geng Tan, the President of China Southern Airlines told the World Routes Conference that: “China’s aviation market is […]

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News: China remains Africa’s top trading partner for 9 consecutive years

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China has been Africa’s largest trading partner for nine years in a row as major cooperation programs boosted bilateral trade, official data showed Tuesday. China-Africa trade has been growing robustly since the launch of 10 major cooperation plans three years ago. In the first half of 2018, bilateral trade rose 16 percent year on year to 98.8 U.S. billion dollars, […]

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News: The West‚ not China‚ exploiting Africa‚ says Chinese ambassador to SA

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The West‚ not China‚ is exploiting the African continent and China is all over Africa as a “newcomer” to break that monopoly. That is according to Chinese ambassador to South Africa‚ Lin Songtian‚ who was speaking at a media briefing in Richmond‚ Johannesburg‚ on Wednesday. Lin said the West had for years exploited natural resources of the continent while leaving […]

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News: Chinese investments and loan to Africa tops $95Billion

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Economic links between China and Africa have increased dramatically over the past 20 years. Trade has risen more than 40-fold since the mid-1990s, and China is now sub-Saharan Africa’s largest trading partner. China’s foreign direct investment in Africa has also risen sharply, although based on official statistics, China still only accounts for about 3 percent of the stock of FDI […]

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Tourism: China to receive about 85 million tourists during 2016-2020 from Silk and Belt Road countries

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According to a UN World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) report China has turned into a major driving for tourism in counties and regions along the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road as the number of tourists in the areas along the road rose from 775,000 in 2012 to nearly 3.1 million in 2016. As per the report which was released at the […]

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News: Beijing dismisses accusation that it discriminates against Africans

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China has rejected criticism that the ‘blackface’ skit performed at this year’s Lunar New Year Gala was racist, suggesting that Western media reports exaggerated the incident. A comedy sketch during state-run CCTV’s big end-of-year show has caused widespread uproar due to a Chinese actress dressing as an African woman while wearing a large buttock prosthetic. When asked to comment on […]

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