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Latest Involvement of the People's Republic of China in Africa Stories

2006-04-27 08:34:48

By Tom Ashby ABUJA (Reuters) - China wants a "strategic partnership" with Africa, President Hu Jintao said on Thursday, seeking to add a new political dimension to a blossoming economic romance.

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.

2005-12-05 17:37:35

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States faces stiff competition from China for oil supplies from Africa and Washington must take a more strategic view of the continent by investing more resources there, U.S. experts said on Monday.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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