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AppAfrica: Africa’s first Chinese newspaper – Botswana’s Oriental Post

“It’s no secret that China’s mild-infatuation with Africa has only been increasing over the last decade,” writes Jonathan Gosier at AppAfrica.

“If it’s any indicator, the first all Chinese publication in Botswana suggests that things show no sign of slowing. The paper, called The Oriental Post will feature largely Chinese content with a handful of pages written in English. Botswana has between 5,000 and 6,000 Chinese residents living among the total population of 1.8 million.”

Full story at this link…

Originally reported at France24.com.

Google News launches for nine African countries

Further to its addition of a Turkish version, Google News has launched English-language editions in nine African countries.

Sites for Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe have been set up, according to the Google News Blog.

Google News now has 52 editions worldwide.