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Africa is becoming traditional Chinese medicine’s best customer

Traditional Chinese medicine provides China a surprisingly robust soft power tool in Africa, as Beijing increasingly exports medical expertise while also increasingly sourcing ingredients from Africa to meet domestic demand. While China’s presence and influence in Africa is well documented – especially regarding resource extraction – another element is increasingly …

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China, Sierra Leone sign major cooperative agreements

China and Sierra Leone signed six cooperative documents on Thursday to enhance cooperation in areas including health, finance and diplomacy. President Xi Jinping and his Sierra Leonean counterpart Ernest BaiKoroma witnessed the signing of the agreements in Beijing. Xi said that when the deadly Ebola epidemic was rampant in West …

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