Thursday, 02 July 2009

 

China Looks To British Experience For African Expansion PDF Print Email
Thursday, 02 July 2009 23:06 China Africa Watch

China Looks To British Experience For African Expansion

CHINA, May 30 - Engineer Xu Shunjian is part of a new generation of young Chinese people exploring the world Link to this video

China has embarked on a series of joint projects with Britain in Africa, with the aim of avoiding the abuses and mistakes committed by former colonial powers as it rapidly increases its economic role on the continent.


 

The Unending Plight of African Children PDF Print Email
Thursday, 02 July 2009 23:03 Society

The Unending Plight of African Children

Nairobi, June 16 (UN) - Africa observes the Day of the African Child, in memory of, thousands of black school children who were maimed and killed in 1976 Soweto uprising, as they took to the streets to protest the inferior quality of their education and to demand their right to be taught in their own language.


 

Long Road To Water Sustainability PDF Print Email
Thursday, 02 July 2009 23:00 Agriculture

Long Road To Water Sustainability

By Ignatius Banda

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, May 22 (IPS) - As funds begin trickling in for Zimbabwe"s reconstruction efforts, the rebuilding of infrastructure battered by years of neglect is set to gobble a huge chunk.


 

After War, Creating Jobs For Peace PDF Print Email
Thursday, 02 July 2009 22:58 Society

After War, Creating Jobs For Peace

By Roy Laishley

New York, May 30 (Africa Renewal) - It was just a small loan worth the equivalent of $100, from a local microfinance bank. But it enabled Mojamah who had just come back to her home in Kenema, Sierra Leone, after the country’s civil war, to set up a dressmaking business to support her family of six.


 

Chinas quest for Africas minerals PDF Print Email
Thursday, 02 July 2009 22:42 China Africa Watch

FACTBOX-China's quest for Africa's minerals

CHINA, May 21 (Reuters) - Chinese companies have plunged into a renewed quest for mining and related projects in Africa, using reserves of cash unavailable to Western competitors to scoop up assets at steep discounts, a seminar heard on Thursday.


 

 

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