Chinese President Xi Jinping chairs the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against Covid-19 in Beijing on June 17, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping chairs the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against Covid-19 in Beijing on June 17, 2020. Photo: Xinhua

China expands African reach as Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau join belt and road ahead of key regional forum

  • President Xi Jinping to deliver keynote speech via video link at Forum on China-Africa Cooperation ministerial meeting starting on November 29
  • Eritrea deal cements China’s foothold in Horn of Africa and Red Sea, while Guinea-Bissau access will boost its maritime interests along West African coast

Topic |   China-Africa relations
Chinese President Xi Jinping chairs the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against Covid-19 in Beijing on June 17, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping chairs the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against Covid-19 in Beijing on June 17, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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