BEIJING, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang returned to Beijing on Monday morning after visits to Ethiopia, Nigeria, Angola and Kenya.
During his stay in Ethiopia, Li visited the headquarters of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa.
While visiting Nigeria, Li also attended the 2014 World Economic Forum on Africa held in Abuja, capital of Nigeria.
This was the first time for the premier to visit Africa since taking office in 2013. His entourage includes his wife Cheng Hong.
Chinese premier wraps up "fruitful" Kenya visit with railway deal
NAIROBI, May 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang wrapped up his visit to Kenya on Sunday, saying the three-day trip yielded "fruitful" results.
At a meeting with Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto, Li said he had reached broad consensus with Kenyan leaders and witnessed the signing of a series of cooperative documents. Full story
China, Kenya sign co-financing deal on East African railway
NAIROBI, May 11 (Xinhua) -- China and Kenya signed a co-financing deal on Sunday to build a railway linking Nairobi to Mombasa, a critical infrastructure project to boost regional trade and deepen integration in East Africa.
Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, together with presidents of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan as well as representatives from Tanzania, Burundi and the African Development Bank, witnessed the signing of the agreement. Full story
Chinese premier's visit to Africa helps accelerate cooperation: ambassador
ADDIS ABABA, May 11 (Xinhua) -- China's African policy delivered by Premier Li Keqiang during his four-nation Africa tour will help accelerate China-Africa cooperation, Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia Xie Xiaoyan said Sunday.
Speaking at the African Union (AU) headquarters, Li listed four principles, outlined six areas and highlighted one platform for China and Africa to upgrade their cooperation.Full story