Belt and Road Initiative Open to Nigeria and All

By Zhou Pingjian Many Nigerian friends have been to or are familiar with the Canton fair. In 1957, the Chinese government determined to hold Chinese Export Commodities Fair twice a year in Guangzhou. Since its 101st session in 2007, the Canton Fair has changed its name to the Chinese Import and Export Commodities Fair partly in order to expand import. From More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Iran’s presidential election puts populism to the test

As the Iranian presidential election campaign gets into full swing, sitting president Hassan Rouhani is facing two strong favourites from the clerical establishment. As with the first time he ran, in 2013, Rouhani, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Pakistani Doctor Who Helped Locate Bin Laden Marks 6 Years in Jail

By Nafees Takar He’s known in the U.S. Congress as “Dr. Hero” for his alleged role in finding al-Qaida mastermind Osama bin Laden. But in his native Pakistan, Dr. Shakil Afridi has been cast as a traitor, More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, May 1st, 2017

Trump’s Muslim ban is a dangerous distraction

By Suad Abdul Khabeer On January 27, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to make good on his promised Muslim Ban. One of the primary provisions of the order is a ban on visas to the US to nationals More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, April 28th, 2017

When NGOs save children who don’t want to be saved

By Neil Howard The Guardian recently featured a heart-rending story about children rescued from trafficking in Togo, paralleling a previous story on the same subject in Benin. Both reports painted a picture that More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 24th, 2017

Africa’s natural resources: From curse to blessing

By Daniel Bekele This year’s Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa, which will take place on April 22 and 23, will focus on natural resources governance in Africa. Africa’s rich natural resource endowment More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Issues in Turkey-Africa 1st agriculture ministers meeting and agribusiness forum

Agriculture and rural development policies have huge potential to serve as sources of livelihood opportunities for women and rural youth, yet in many countries most of the food is produced by aging smallholder farmers. More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Washington’s strike at Syria and the gift to terror

By Charles Onunaiju Nobody would dispute or contest the need and desirability of the bold editorial headline of one Nigeria’s national newspapers that it is “time to end the carnage in Syria.”The question More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 10th, 2017

Life and times of Sri Lanka’s oldest leprosy hospital

Smriti Daniel Edward de Alwis was born in 1928, the youngest of nine siblings. He was only 14 years old when a public health inspector on a school visit noticed the patches on his face. It was leprosy. It meant More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Ecuador’s populist electoral victory for Moreno shows erosion of democracy

Political power isn’t falling far from the tree. Correa’s hand-picked successor and former vice president, Lenin Moreno, has declared victory against liberal banker Guillermo Lasso. The election has calmed fears More...