China's Hunan explores local currency settlement for trade with African countries

And encourage Chinese enterprises to do businesses with African counterparts, "said Yang Yi, an official with the Hunan provincial department of commerce. .


World Insights: China-built modern railway helps unleash Kenya's economic potential

Gloria Chahonyo was in her element as she recounted how the China-built 480 km Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway(SGR)has enlivened the catering business where she has worked for two decades.Grow their careers and earn a decent income."Now our people are able to run the operations, to drive their locomotives, to carry on with signal work, to repair and maintain our wagons, "Mainga said. .


Chinese firm to offer technical skills training to South Sudan citizens

The China Harbour Engineering Company(CHEC)said that it will provide technical skills training to South Sudan's citizens to manage the country's air traffic management(ATM)system.Duan Fanping, Business Manager for CHEC South Sudan told Xinhua that the firm will train South Sudan citizens to be part of the management of the facility upon completion.And the civil engineering and supporting facilities such as meteorological facilities, calibration flight test, and personnel training. .


Kenyan avocado exports taste of things to come with expanded market

Fresh Kenyan avocado exports to China officially commenced on Tuesday with the flagging off of the first consignment from the capital Nairobi.The ceremony was attended by senior government officials, diplomats and industry executives.The protocols were inked by Kenya's Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya and Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Zhou Pingjian.Zhang Yijun, minister counselor at the Chinese embassy in Kenya who attended the ceremony.


World Insights: Chinese-built modern railway in Kenya lauded for its green ethos

When construction of the 480-km Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway(SGR)begun in 2014, Ali Mohamed was impressed by the thoughtfulness of the Chinese contractor in protecting local habitats from any harm.Isaiah Andebe, programs coordinator with Pan-African Media Alliance for Climate Change, said commendable protection of mangroves and wild animals points to successes of the ecological protection plan adopted by the contractor.This not only helps in beautification but also in environmental protection, "said Andebe. .


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