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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe commissions Chinese-built cement plant

March 16 (Xinhua) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday commissioned a Chinese-built cement manufacturing plant owned by the country’s largest cement producer, Pretoria Portland Cement (PPC) Zimbabwe. The 85 million U.S. dollars cement plant, situated in Harare and poised to become a regional cement export hub, was built by …

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Zimbabwe Exports 35 Jumbos to China – wildlife authorities

Zimbabwe has exported 35 African elephants from Hwange National Park to China after satisfying Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) requirements on wildlife translocation.The translocation also followed a visit to the Asian country by local game stakeholders to inspect facilities and conditions under which the jumbos would live. …

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Zimbabwe-China Trade to Reach $1bn Mark

Trade volumes between Zimbabwe and China are set to go beyond the $1 billion mark by year-end. China imports tobacco, cotton and various minerals from Zimbabwe while local businesses have turned to the East Asian economic giant for electronic, clothing and other finished products. Speaking on the sidelines of a …

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UNAIDS participates in China-Africa Children Summer Camp

Chinese version of award-winning book is launched at the Opening Ceremony. The China-Africa Children Summer Camp opened on December 5 under the theme of “Love in the Sunshine”, bringing together 60 young people living with or affected by HIV from China, Ghana, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Held on the grounds …

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Chinese firm funds Zimbabwe students

A Chinese firm has availed funds for Zimbabwean students to enroll at Ocean University of China following a Memorandum of Understanding to fund the learners under the Presidential Scholarship Scheme. The first batch of 50 students was welcomed at the university campus in Qingdao recently by Qingdao Hengshun Zhongshen Group …

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China-Africa Children Summer Camp opens in Beijing

China-Africa Children Summer Camp opens in Beijing China’s first lady Peng Liyuan called for more social support for children affected by HIV/AIDS at the launch of the Love in the Sunshine China-Africa Children Summer Camp on Friday. Fifty-seven children from China, South Africa, Ghana and Zimbabwe arrived in Beijing on …

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China Supports The Ban Of Trade On Elephant Ivory

A heated debate is expected at the upcoming 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Johannesburg as Africa is divided on whether to allow trade on elephant ivory, experts said on Tuesday. …

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Zimbabwe woos Chinese, int’l investors

Zimbabwe has called on Chinese and international investors to invest in the country as it is undertaking ease-of-doing-business reforms to make the country attractive to foreign investment, a senior official has said. Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko made the remarks at the ongoing 19th China International Fair for Investment and Trade, …

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Chinese Style Agriculture Help boost Zimbabwean farms

Zimbabwean farmers and students are benefiting from the China-Aid Agricultural Technology Demonstration Center, 27 km north-west of Harare, where they are getting knowledge on how to improve their yields. CATDC is nestled on a 109-hectare piece of land to the south of Gwebi College and composed of an agricultural production …

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Zimbabwe to export elephants to China – Minister

Zimbabwe plans to increase export elephants to China despite criticism from animal rights groups, Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri said Monday. Muchinguri-Kashiri is quoted by the state-run Herald as telling journalists in China that the southern African country was happy with conditions under which about 100 elephants exported …

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Zimbabwe Switches to Yuan as Reserve Currency

Zimbabwe’s surprising recent announcement that it would shift to the Chinese yuan as its reserve currency is a sign of friendship with China, but probably not much more, say regional business people and economists. The announcement last week raised eyebrows among economists outside the country. The nation’s finance minister touted …

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CHINA TO CANCEL ZIMBABWE DEBT

China will cancel about $40 million worth of Zimbabwe’s debt due to mature this year and Harare hopes to facilitate use of the yuan currency in its economy as bilateral trade increases, the Southern African country’s finance minister said on Monday. China has become the largest investor in Zimbabwe, which …

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Zimbabwe inks deals with China

Harare – Chinese President Xi Jinping – who arrives in South Africa today – signed mega investment deals with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe yesterday after a colourful visit to Harare, where he was treated to a 21-gun salute and welcomed by Chinese nationals, school children and ruling Zanu-PF supporters lining …

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