More countries in Africa are making Mandarin part of the school curriculum. Photo: ShutterstockMore countries in Africa are making Mandarin part of the school curriculum. Photo: Shutterstock
More countries in Africa are making Mandarin part of the school curriculum. Photo: Shutterstock

Ni hao, Africa? Mandarin low on list of languages to learn, survey finds

  • A poll across 18 countries on the continent found that English, French and Arabic were considered higher study priorities for young people
  • Africans’ perceptions of China more positive in countries where China has invested in infrastructure, researcher says

Topic |   China-Africa relations
More countries in Africa are making Mandarin part of the school curriculum. Photo: ShutterstockMore countries in Africa are making Mandarin part of the school curriculum. Photo: Shutterstock
More countries in Africa are making Mandarin part of the school curriculum. Photo: Shutterstock
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