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How can we scale-up fortuitous partnerships?

Motorbikes are much easier to navigate on rural roads and these 'boda boda' motorcyclists are making the most of the opportunity. Picture: Jenny Mathews/Panos.

A couple of weekends ago, the Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang made his first ever trip to Africa, visiting Angola, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Kenya. This was a significant date. 50 years ago, the then Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai made the …

Looking East: China’s experience of poverty reduction provides a strong connection with Africa

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One of my roles working for DFID is to explore ways in which the UK and China can work together to promote development in Africa. We discuss these issues in big international meetings. We have started to do this in …