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October 25, 2017 2:36 AM Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana launches cultural exchange Centre

Source: Richard Kwadjo Nyarko | Central Region The Confucius Institute at the University of Ghana has launched a cultural exchange centre at the Fortune City in Accra to deepen the relationship between Ghana and China. The centre is expected to run programs that include the teaching of Chinese Language profiency, Business Chinese, Tea Culture, and Chinese 38

October 24, 2017 1:58 AM Rise in number of foreign students reflects country's bright prospects

International students come to China to study in Sino-foreign joint-venture universities. (Photo provided to China Daily) In fact, China became the destination for the third-largest number of overseas students three years ago. Statistics from the Ministry of Education show more than 377,000 overseas students studied in China in 2014, and the number hit about 80

October 23, 2017 11:11 PM Xi's power reinforced at party congress

China's 19th Communist Party Congress, a twice-a-decade gathering to select the country's new leadership, will end on Tuesday with the enshrinement of Chinese President Xi Jinping's political theory into the party constitution. The "Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era" is a broad vision outlined by Xi during a three-and-a-half-hour 87

October 23, 2017 2:16 AM Chinese policies advance education opportunity to 370,000 Students

Over the past five years, some 370,000 students have been enrolled because of the special policies to recruit students from rural and poverty-stricken areas and less well-off central and western regions of the country, Chen Baosheng, Minister of Education announced at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Thursday. Chen explained 97

October 18, 2017 9:30 PM Amanda Staveley set to make quick bid for Newcastle United

Amanda Staveley is expected to launch a bid for Newcastle United, according to sources in the City, after the British businesswoman held a constructive meeting with the club’s hierarchy. Staveley, who runs PCP Capital Partners and is reported to control £28 billion of investments from the Middle East and China, is understood to be pushing for a speedy 69

October 18, 2017 5:00 AM Econet’s Kwese TV enter Uganda’s competitive pay-TV industry

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Zimbabwe’s pay TV service provider, Kwese TV, has become the latest kid on the bloc in the provision of satellite Tv services in Uganda, with the official launch held in Kampala on Oct. 17. The firm will now tussle out with the established pay-TV providers such as Multichoice’s Gotv and Dstv of South Africa and Star Times 62

October 16, 2017 9:01 AM Once famine-stricken, Ethiopia has many lessons for a country like India

In my youth, parents chastened their children if they wasted food by reminding them that millions starved in Ethiopia. Ethiopia was the country stricken with famines. According to the World Peace Foundation, between 1870 and 1980, 115 million starved to death in Ethiopia. Guess what? In 2017, Ethiopia will be the fastest-growing economy, projects the World 90

October 16, 2017 1:53 AM China’s Engel’s coefficient nears UN well-off line

During the eight-day National Day holiday, 705 million tourists traveled around the country, spending 583.6 billion yuan China’s “Engel’s coefficient” reached 30.1% in 2016, a decrease of 2.1% from 2012, which is considered close to the well-off line of 20% to 30% set by the United Nations, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Yicai 73

October 14, 2017 2:00 PM Iranians fear economic hardship, but united against Trump

ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s hardened stance towards Iran evoked a mixture of indifference and national pride among Iranians on Saturday but many were concerned about economic hardship should a multinational nuclear deal unravel. In a major shift in U.S. foreign policy, Trump said on Friday he might ultimately terminate the 2015 agreement 93

October 14, 2017 2:00 PM Trump's Wrecking Ball Aims at Iran Accord

His decision to undermine the nuclear deal could trigger a showdown In a bombshell announcement Friday, President Trump all but exploded the landmark 2015 accord that froze Iran's nuclear research program. Though he stopped short of canceling it outright, he declared that unless America's allies and Congress work with him to renegotiate it – something 90