Category archives: Africa

A high-end dialogue was convened on Thursday in Beijing to help tackle Horn of Africa countries" dire food security crisis driven by factors including conflicts, the COVID-19 pandemic and extreme weather events such as floods and droughts. Wu Peng, Director-General of the Department of African Affairs for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said, "China, while upholding the spirit of China-Africa friendship and cooperation, is always ready to strengthen cooperation with regional countries, the UN development agencies and all international partners who truly care about Africa's development, and make joint contributions to regional development." Siddharth Chatterjee, UN Resident Coordinator in China,

Greater cooperation with China vital for energy transformation, experts say Experts from China and Africa have called for more intensified cooperation between the two sides on renewable energy to aid Africa"s green transition and fight climate change. Li Wentao, a researcher from the Institute of African Studies at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, said that Africa's shift to green energy is taking place against the constraints posed by insufficient energy supply overall on the continent. That means greater efforts should be directed into renewable energies. "Despite being a low contributor to carbon emissions, Africa is bearing the brunt

President Xi Jinping and Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe agreed to work toward a stronger bilateral relationship and closer China-Africa friendship, as the two leaders exchanged congratulatory messages on the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Togo on Monday. In his message, Xi said the two countries have treated each other with sincerity and friendship despite changes in the international situation over the past half century, and have firmly supported each other on issues related to their respective core interests and major concerns. Bilateral cooperation, which is pragmatic and fruitful, has brought concrete benefits to the