PLA instructors were invited to help train Rwandan soldiers and police officers, according to state media. Photo: WeChat

Rwandan troops trained by Chinese military mark 25th anniversary of liberation

  • Leaders from seven African nations among thousands watching parade to commemorate end of the 100-day genocide in 1994 against Tutsi minority
  • PLA sent over drill instructors in April to help train soldiers, who shouted commands in Mandarin during the event
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PLA instructors were invited to help train Rwandan soldiers and police officers, according to state media. Photo: WeChat
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China helped fund Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) which provides a high-speed connection between Mombasa and Nairobi to facilitate the import and export of goods. Photo: Bloomberg
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China must allay any debt-trap fears in its dealings with Africa

  • Helping bolster trade and supply routes in developing parts of the world are to Beijing’s advantage and it has all to lose by impoverishing nations

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China helped fund Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) which provides a high-speed connection between Mombasa and Nairobi to facilitate the import and export of goods. Photo: Bloomberg
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