China’s new foreign minister begins 5-nation tour in Ethiopia

China’s new foreign minister begins 5-nation tour in Ethiopia

Newly appointed Chinese foreign minister Qin Gang arrived in Ethiopia on Tuesday, as part of Beijing’s tradition to begin each year with a diplomatic tour of African nations. Talks in Ethiopia focused on investment and economic development, according to Ethiopian officials. “The relationship between the two countries remains steadfast,” said…

Laureen Fagan

Laureen is the editor of Africa Times

EU, Arab states complete historic summit

EU, Arab states complete historic summit

Following its first-ever summit with the League of Arab States (LAS), the European Union says it intends to work more closely with its members, and the African Union and United Nations, on security, migration and other shared concerns. The summit was co-chaired by European Council President Donald Tusk and Egyptian…