30 September 2013

Africa: Major African Media Forum Ends in China

A major African Media Workshop has ended in the People's Republic of China. The People's Republic of China is situated in Asia. The forum, which ran from September 11th to the 24th, wasorganized by the People's Daily, the largest newspaper of China.

The People's Daily offered an opportunity for the major media outlets in Africa to take a fresh look at China under the new leadership since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China(CPC). The program explored the theme of Chinese Dream and African Dream. It brought a group of African Journalists to Beijing, Shaanxi, and Shanghai.

In Beijing, the media group attended the Seminar, of which the theme was : China-Africa Cooperation for People's well-being. They met several senior officials and visited the People's Daily, People.com.cn, Jike.com, local communities and some famous places of historical interest.

In Shaanxi, the media group visited the local press, agricultural corporation and agriculture high-tech demonstration zone, as well as the famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. In Shanghai, the media group visited local communities, enterprises, and non-governmental organizations.

Meanwhile, the editor- in-chief of the Independent Authoritative Heritage Newspaper, Mr. Augustus D.R. Bortue and the feature editor of the New Liberia Newspaper, Mr. Joseph Charlie, represented Liberia at the workshop.

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