Interest of Chinese learning increases in Africa

In Africa, there is an increasing number of people curious about Chinese culture. A special school in the South African capital of Pretoria is doing its part to educate kids from all over the continent.

Republic of the Congo profile

  • Full name: Republic of the Congo
  • Area: 342,000 sq km (132,047 sq miles) 
  • Population: 4.1 million (UN, 2011) 
  • Capital: Brazzaville 
  • Major religions: Christianity
  • Major languages: French
  • Monetary unit: 1 CFA franc = 100 centimes 
  • GNI per capita: US $2,270 (World Bank, 2011) 
  • Main exports: Oil, timber, plywood, sugar, cocoa

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The most beautiful teacher – Zhang Lili

Heroic teacher congratulated on CPC membership

The most beautiful driver – Wu Bin

Bus driver honored as 'revolutionary martyr'

The most beautiful soldier – Gao Tiecheng

Young sergeant saves people from restaurant fire

The most beautiful student – Li Boya

'The most beautiful' people illuminate China

The most beautiful cartoonist- Xiong Dun

Death of caricaturist wakes up young people

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