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Xi Jinping

Date of Birth: 01/06/1953
Place of Birth: Beijing


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The China price

It is also fits with a shift in China's strategy in Africa to focus more on private companies' operations rather than state-backed mega projects as set out by Yang Jiechi President Xi Jinping's Africa envoy on recent trips to Kenya and Nigeria...

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Belt, road and pork barrel

Yet Kenyatta and Raila convinced each other they could override China's decision by making a joint direct appeal to President Xi Jinping during the Belt and Road Forum...


Brussels bridles Beijing

EU officials are rattled by the perception of China's dominance in Africa especially after President Xi Jinping offered US$60 billion in additional aid loans and investment at the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation – largesse Brussels can't match...


The house of hunger revisited

At the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation on 3-4 September Mnangagwa had a one-to-one meeting with Xi Jinping which insiders say covered Zimbabwe's need for $2 billion in standby funding not to balance the books but to satisfy requirements from the IMF and other lenders...


Another trade muddle

Britain's formal exit from the EU next March overtures to African countries in the Commonwealth about more favourable trade and investment deals in the near future and the promise of an additional $60 billion of Chinese investment from President Xi Jinping at the China-Africa summit this month also offer greater leverage to African countries to drive a harder bargain...


Europe discovers Africa, again

The China pledge was made by President Xi Jinping on the eve of the BRICS Business Summit held in South Africa last month highlighting Asia's key role in Africa...


Behind the curtains

Yet these projects were already in the pipeline agreed during President Xi Jinping's visit to Zimbabwe in December 2015...


Flights of fancy

In 2015 Koroma promised the IMF not to go ahead with it only to plead with Chinese President Xi Jinping to keep it alive days later (AC Vol 56 No 23 Unclear for take-off)...


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