Ethiopia’s political ripple a big test for infrastructure-led Chinese approach

Niv Horesh, Durham University CNBC Africa January 6,2017 Nearly three months into the state of emergency declared by Ethiopia, the atmosphere on the streets of its bustling and impressively modern metropolis and capital, Addis Ababa, feels tense. At 2,355m above sea level, the climate is pleasantly mild most of the year. Its broad thoroughfares are […]

Ethiopia , Chinese company sign agreement for road upgrade project

Xinhua September 20,2014 ADDIS ABABA- The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) and China Tiesiju Civil Engineering Group Co. Ltd on Saturday signed a contract which enables the Chinese company to carry out the Konso-Yabello road upgrade project. Zaid Wolde-Gebriel, ERA Director General, and Cai Xiaobin, General Manager of China Tiesiju Civil Engineering Group Co. Ltd., signed […]

DD News Anchor Fired After Calling Chinese Prez ‘Eleven’ Jinping

Outlook India September 19,2014 A Doordarshan newsreader mispronouced the name of visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, following which the channel decided to remove the anchor. Officials said the newsreader, during one of the evening slots, mistook the first part of the Chinese president’s name Xi for the Roman numeral eleven and pronouced it thus. The […]

Chinese, Russian presidents meet ahead of SCO summit

Chinese, Russian presidents meet ahead of SCO summit

Xinhuanet September 12,2014 BEIJING -Ahead of the SCO summit on Thursday, Chinese President Xi Jinping met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in the capital of Tajikistan, Dushanbe. This is the fourth meeting between the two leaders so far this year. The presidents agreed to continue to push forward major cooperation projects in oil and gas, […]