Chinese firm to launch Africa weekly on Friday

PHOTO | FILE China’s ambassador to Kenya Liu Guangyuan has said the new weekly newspaper will further strengthen the friendship and cooperation between the Chinese and Africans.

What you need to know:

  • The Chinese minister of the State Council Information Office, Mr Wang Chen, said the publication would spread China’s voice and help strengthen friendship between the Chinese and Africans
  • The director of the United Nations Development Programme in China, Mr Christophe Bahuet, welcomed the move to launch the weekly

A leading Chinese newspaper will on Friday launch a weekly covering Africa.

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