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Kenya has been serious to improve its economy through international trade and investment. In the local community, the country also tries to boost entrepreneurship and innovations by the use of technology. In terms of strengthening job competitiveness and relationship with China, Kenya is planning to teach Mandarin Chinese to elementary …

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China sponsors classrooms to teach Mandarin in Namibia

Mandarin in Namibia

Mandarin in Namibia growing Mandarin in Namibia is booming as Namibian media report that the Chinese government has sponsored several classrooms in Namibian schools to teach Mandarin. The Namibian Press Agency reported on Saturday that China’s Ambassador to Namibia Xin Shunkang inaugurated a classroom at a school outside the capital Windhoek …

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SA schools to teach Mandarin

Mandarin will be taught in South Africa next year but those who opt to take it can rest easy as the language will not be examined. Speaking in the Gauteng legislature yesterday, Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi confirmed the subject would be offered but said it would not be compulsory …

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Education and Culture vital in Chinese Heritage

A celebration in honour of “The 66th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China” was held at Emperors Palace on Friday. The event was organised by the South Africa Chinese language of Education Foundation in association with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China. The importance …

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China has no appetite to colonise Africa – ANC

Johannesburg – China does not have the appetite to colonise Africa, ANC legislature and governance subcommittee member Ayanda Dlodlo said on Monday. “But besides the appetite I think we are a vigilant lot of leaders who will not succumb to any attempts,” she told reporters in Johannesburg during an engagement …

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Chinese volunteers to teach Mandarin in SA schools

The Chinese embassy requested that the subject be introduced and will be responsible for bringing in teachers from China and training SA teachers. Question: Who exactly will teach Mandarin when it is introduced in South Africa’s public schools as an optional subject next year? Here’s your answer: the Chinese government …

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Mandarin to be taught in SA schools

“Ai Mama Wo Tongguò Jizhì,” translates to “Hey mom I passed matric”. If your child takes Mandarin as a school subject, they will be able to understand this. The Department of Basic Education has approved the Chinese language as part of the school curriculum, offering pupils the opportunity of learning …

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