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China announces $2.36 bn currency swap agreement with Nigeria.

China’s central bank said on Thursday it has signed a three-year bilateral currency swap agreement with Nigeria worth 15 billion yuan ($2.36 billion). The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) said on its website the swap deal will facilitate trade and investment, and safeguard stability of financial markets of both countries. …

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Video:Father ties daughter on motorcycle over school defiance

An angry father strapped his daughter to the back of a motorcycle and drove her to school through streets of southeast China. The reluctant girl can be heard crying while having her body tied to the seat and leaving her legs hanging dangerously as the father drives. The footage was …

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African presidents including the heads of state of Uganda, Nigeria, South Africa and Nigeria congratulated the Chinese president upon his re-election, even as political analysts remarked that China’s life presidency project would be welcomed in many African countries. Xi Jinping unanimously re-elected by the country’s parliament on Saturday, which thereafter …

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19 killed and dozens injured as bus topples over in Hong Kong

At least 19 people have been killed and dozens injured after a bus toppled over in Hong Kong. It is understood 40 people were injured. Early reports from local media including the South China Morning Post indicate 17 men have died and two women. According to the SCMP, one passenger …

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Man Gets Paralyzed After Playing Video Games For 20 Hours

A man became paralyzed from the waist down after playing video games continuously for some 20 hours at an internet cafe last week. As paramedics carried the gaming fan to the hospital on a stretcher, he begged his friends to keep on playing his unfinished game for him, according to …

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China denies bugging African Union HQ.

The Chinese government has officially responded to a report that it had bugged the African Union (A.U.) headquarters – a facility it built for the continental bloc. It’s ambassador to the A.U. rubbished the report carried by French newspaper Le Monde describing it as ‘sensational’ and ‘preposterous.’ Kuang Weilin told …

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