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Egypt first stop in Wen Jiabao's new trip to Africa
Trip includes six other mineral-rich countries. Behind the diplomacy lies the quest for raw materials and markets for Chinese products.
19/06/2006 CHINA AFRICA
Wen Jiabao'as Africa tour continues in Ghana
Wen highlights collaboration and friendship with Egypt and Ghana and describes China as a friend of Africa. Experts point out though that China is willing to do business with and sell weapons to dictatorial regimes.
06/11/2009 CHINA – AFRICA
Wen Jiabao in Africa on a trade road map
China’s prime minister, along with the commerce and foreign ministers, are set to open the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation. Chinese direct investments in Africa jumps from US$ 491 in 2003 to US$ 7.8 billion in 2008.
03/01/2006 CHINA - AFRICA
China-Africa ties grow and tip global balance
Beijing imports oil, metals and agricultural products too. It makes funds available and exports merchandise, manpower and technical expertise. Political ties are intense, even in the face of opposition from Europe and the US. More than 700 Chinese companies are at work in 49 African countries.
Members of Mubarak’s party can run in the 28 November election
Egypt’s Supreme Administrative Court overturns a decision of a lower court. Pro-democracy parties protest the decision. The National Democratic Party was banned on 16 April following youth protests in Tahrir Square.
Mubarak announces on TV that he will stay on until September
The Egyptian president makes the announcement at the end of a chaotic day, filled with rumours about his imminent resignation and departure from the country. He pledges “free and transparent” elections. The armed forces issue a statement promising to take the “necessary measures to protect the nation”.
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