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China Daily newspaper launches Africa edition

China Daily, China’s biggest English-language newspaper, has launched an African edition – the latest of several Chinese media initiatives in Africa. The state-run weekly, which also comes in digital form, aims to explain “the relationship between China and the African continent,” its editor says.China’s CCTV and Xinhua news agency already have operations in the region. The country has a growing economic role in Africa, including telecommunications and infrastructure investments. The newspaper is being published in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. “The relationship between China and the African continent is one of the most significant relationships in the world today,” said the paper’s publisher and editor-in-chief, Zhu Ling. “It is growing and … Continue reading

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