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  • Africa & World

    China introduces ‘Xi Jinping Thought’ onto curriculum for all age groups

    CHINA will incorporate “Xi Jinping Thought” into its national curriculum to help “establish Marxist belief” in the country’s youth, the education ministry said in new guidelines published on Tuesday. The Ministry of Education said Chinese President Xi Jinping’s “thought on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era” would be taught from primary school level all the way to university.…

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  • Football

    China hold Zambia in an 8-goal thriller

    China’s Wang Shuang scored four goals including a late penalty as the Asian side grabbed a 4-4 draw with Zambia in the Olympics women’s soccer tournament at Rifu’s Miyagi Stadium on Saturday after Babra Banda netted her second hat-trick in as many games. Zambia, thrashed 10-3 by the Netherlands in their Group F opener, found themselves down 3-0 after first-half…

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  • Analysis

    ‘The sun still rises from the east’: Africa benefits from trade with Asia and China

    By Jacqueline Mashingaidze Asia’s rising economic footprint in Africa became a significant talking point during the 2000s which saw a significant deepening of economic relations between Asia and Africa.  China was undoubtedly the most prominent among the Asian countries.Chinese trade, investment, and official financial flows to Africa grew   considerably from 2000 onwards. According to the data of UN UNCTADstat, China’s…

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