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South Sudan Kiir arrives in Beijing for China Africa summit


President Salva Kiir arrives in Beijing for China Africa annual meeting on 28 August 2018 (Photo Moses Lomayat)
August 28, 2018 (JUBA) - President Salva Kiir arrived in Beijing on Tuesday to take part in the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation which will take place in the Chinese capital on 3-4 September.

This year The FOCAC meeting will be held n under the theme, “China and Africa: Toward an even stronger community with a shared future through win-win cooperation.”

President Kiir who will also hold a series of meeting with Chinese government officials and oil companies among others is accompanied by Foreign Minister Nohial Deng Dhial and several ministers.

Also his wife Mary Ayen Mayardit was part of the presidential delegation.

On the top of the FOCAC this year is the Belt and Road Initiative which aims to improve trading and transport links between China and the world through infrastructure investments.

Launched by China in 2013, the initiative which includes only Ethiopia and Somalia for the east African countries aims to give better access to the Chinese goods to the world and to enhance its economic presence across the world.

The annual gathering will be attended by a big number of African leaders, chairperson of the AU Commission, the UN Secretary-General, 27 international and African regional organisations.


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  • 29 August 09:29, by Games

    I was checking weather in Beijing today and it was a about 29 degrees. So I was wondering of why that idiot is wearing a hat in that boiling temperature.

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    • 29 August 10:14, by Kush Natives

      One wonder, if people like you ever went to school. What made 29 Fahrenheit boiling? If you convert it Celsius, it will give you only 0 Celsius, which is really cold. If you are jealous for the president visiting China, then you should have empathized yourself using different logical term. Savage beast ugly head. Bunch of parrot.

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      • 29 August 10:27, by Games

        Kush Natives
        I went to none Dinka school and we were taught that temperatures of 29 degrees is very hot. So I don’t care of how you calculated it, but Salva Kiir shouldn’t be at all wearing hat in that temperature

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        • 29 August 14:37, by Pakuai

          Are there Dinka/Monyjieng only schools here in South Sudan? Not that I for one personally know of. But to be honest, with you pieces of trashes, we are not going to live with the evil *white Americans, English people, their evil juus, your cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, their gulf Arabs states financiers, their so-called ’Abeshas (ethiopians)’ some Bantus in Central Kenya>>>

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          • 29 August 14:52, by Pakuai

            And Northern Nigeria. We have informed you fools. Do you think Mr. Paul Malongdit & his Malual Giernyang/Aweil and Mr. Salva Kiir bloody and many of you fools bloody nosed you fools from their ’Raja, Wau Acholdit for nothing?’ We are here fellows. Mading Aweil boys & girls fought the real war. The *evil English people* want to test their *train* from our Wau Acholdit, Raja, right up to our Abyei>>

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            • 29 August 15:00, by Pakuai

              to Babanusa, right up to North Sudan, Khartoum. We are here fellows. Aweil weil boys, Twic Mayardit, Ngok Dinka/Jieng boys and girls. Wake your heads up. We are here. ’listen to ’akut kuei songs’ today if you can. We have killed Mr. Riek Machar and we are going to kill him again>>>

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              • 29 August 15:07, by Pakuai

                We are going to bomb the *mighty US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus, their cloned arab of North Sudan, some of their ’Abesh (so-called ethiopia), some part of Kenya & some of evils that we don’t want here in our country, to near extinction. Reasons, Pure HATRED & RACISM>>>

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                • 30 August 05:05, by Joseph Canada

                  Yo Pakuai, sometime I wonder if you u are serous when writing or you are under some influence man!! You know it’s never too late to ask for help.
                  What do you have that Can Bomb the US and those “Evil Juja” !! ?

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                  • 30 August 05:07, by Joseph Canada

                    I meant to say Evil Juus!!

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    • 29 August 20:08, by garrak1520

      forget the temperature, how about the 120 generals he promoted to whatever for a country that has no road, no running water, 80% of the population with no daily ration. the man is a moron nothing more. His priorities as a head of state are a mess.

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    • 29 August 20:29, by lino

      He does wear a Cowboy Hat always!!! I am doubted is he even take it off when he go to washroom, dinning room, or bedroom!!!
      Former PM of Sudan Sadig El Mahadi used to carry he microphone always; even place under his his bed so when he woke up, it was the first thing he search for! Not sure if he is still doing now after losing power to Gen. Bashir!!!
      Very interesting!!! Habits.

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