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2006-04-24 06:37:10

By Tom Pfeiffer RABAT (Reuters) - Chinese President Hu Jintao kicks off the African leg of a world tour in Morocco on Monday, boosting already booming ties to a continent rich in the energy and minerals his country needs to feed a fast-growing economy. China's Africa drive first moved up a gear when Hu visited Gabon in 2004, lending impetus to business links in a campaign that raised both hopes and hackles far beyond African shores. "Africa's trade links are shifting from the global...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.