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Chinese construction of railroads in Nigeria results in captivating love story [TRANSLATION]

[Photograph — Yan Zhiming and his wife Juliet at the Abuja-Kaduna railroad project office. Image by China Radio International] China Radio International report by Zhang Weiwei. Published February 4, 2014 on CRI.cn. Nigerians are eagerly awaiting the opening of the Abuja-Kaduna railroad later this year. China Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation is constructing the railroad, which will connect Nigeria’s capital ... Read More »

Chinese netizens react to poacher poisoning of nearly 100 elephants in Zimbabwe [TRANSLATION]

The Zimbabwean government announced September 25 that ivory poachers killed at least 87 elephants in a wildlife sanctuary in the country by pouring cyanide cocktails into their watering holes. This story was widely reported by Chinese media and attracted the attention of many Chinese netizens. Below are the top comments left by Chinese netizens on the version of the story carried ... Read More »

The experience of a Chinese sophomore who volunteered to teach in Cameroon [TRANSLATION]

The experience of a 90s-generation Xiaoshan girl who volunteered to teach in Africa 90后萧山妹子非洲支教的日子 [Trans.: Xiaoshan is a district in Hangzhou, the capital of the Chinese province of Zhejiang] Published August 11, 2013 on Sohu.com By Xiang Yaqiong “It was a new experience for me.” That was the evaluation Guo Xinyu, a 90s-generation university student, gave of her experience teaching ... Read More »

“Chinese people are not more civilized than Africans” [TRANSLATION]

[CULTURE] A Chinese blogger who works at a mine in Mauritania recently wrote a blog post, “Chinese people are not more civilized than Africans,” which attracted a lot of  attention from Chinese netizens. We have translated the post and a selection of comments left in response to it below: ———- Chinese people are not more civilized than Africans Published August ... Read More »

Chinese People in Africa: An Inside View into Their Daily Lives (Translation) Part 6 – Kenya

Chinese law magazine “Rule of Law Weekly” interviewed six Chinese people who are working in Africa.  Each individual works in a different country and they all have a story to tell.  The following is the sixth installment in the six-part series. Kenya Rule of Law Weekly reporter Gao Yin   Translation by Erik Myxter “First I wanted to gain more knowledge ... Read More »

Chinese People in Africa: An Inside View into Their Daily Lives (Translation) Part 5 – Angola

Chinese law magazine “Rule of Law Weekly” interviewed six Chinese people who are working in Africa.  Each individual works in a different country and they all have a story to tell.  The following is the fifth installment in the six-part series. Angola Rule of Law Reporter Ji Dongye    Translation by Erik Myxter Du Qing (pseudonym) is one of Beijing Construction ... Read More »

Chinese People in Africa: An Inside View into Their Daily Lives (Translation) Part 1 – Intro / Nigeria

Chinese law magazine “Rule of Law Weekly” interviewed six Chinese people who are working in Africa.  Each individual works in a different country and they all have a story to tell.  The following is the first installment in the six-part series. Chinese People in Africa: An Inside View into Their Daily Lives (Translation) April 24th 2013 1:27am   Source: Rule of Law ... Read More »

Chinese People in Africa: An Inside View into Their Daily Lives (Translation)Part 4 – Gabon

Chinese law magazine “Rule of Law Weekly” interviewed six Chinese people who are working in Africa.  Each individual works in a different country and they all have a story to tell.  The following is the fourth installment in the six-part series. Gabon Rule of Law Reporter Yi Li  Translation by Erik Myxter May is just around the corner and Li ... Read More »

Chinese People in Africa: An Inside View into Their Daily Lives (Translation) Part 3 – Ghana

Chinese law magazine “Rule of Law Weekly” interviewed six Chinese people who are working in Africa.  Each individual works in a different country and they all have a story to tell.  The following is the third installment in the six-part series. Ghana Rule of Law Weekly Reporter Gao Jin  Translation by Erik Myxter “The home of coco” Ghana is located ... Read More »

Chinese People in Africa: An Inside View into Their Daily Lives (Translation) Part 2 – Algeria

Chinese law magazine “Rule of Law Weekly” interviewed six Chinese people who are working in Africa.  Each individual works in a different country and they all have a story to tell.  The following is the second installment in the six-part series. Algeria Rule of Law weekly reporter Gao Yin   Translation by Erik Myxter July 2012, Wang Qing (pseudonym) was sent ... Read More »