China will build a train line connecting the Iranian port of Bushehr to the rest of the country's railway network.

Beijing has sought to rein in conglomerates whose splashy overseas investments have taken billions out of the country.

Chinese exports and imports picked up steam last year thanks to strong global demand.

BYD will become the third car manufacturer, after Renault and Peugeot of French, to construct cars in the North African state.

The China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) signed a $3-billion contract to build a large business centre.

The event brings together 400 business executives including 150 from China.

A Chinese metal trading firm said it is investigating whether children are toiling in Congolese mines that supply it with cobalt.

The second edition of the China-Africa Investment Forum, to be held in Marrakesh on 27 and 28 November.

US officials had arrested Hong Kong's former home affairs secretary and the ex-foreign minister of Senegal.

Sub-Saharan Africa nations are growing more dependent on China as an export market, putting them at greater risk.