outstanding social skills, who showed us that the program of China studies would add significantly to their professional qualifications in their fields of infrastructure policymaking, engineering and international relations.”
In selecting students, the academy seeks outstanding young people with academic excellence and leadership potential, he said.
Few African students get the opportunity to study in China, Rukato said, but numbers have grown in recent years, especially now that more and more college exchange programs are opening to African students.
Just as the From-Africa-toChina website’s logo shows lines linking African countries, the four women are endeavoring to connect African countries with one another and with China.
“You see the lines make triangles in the logo, because that’s the most stable shape,” Mbanjwa said.
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