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Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Aid Watch (China), 2nd Edition

China recently donated 480 mobile solar panels valued at KR5 million (K5 billion) to help lit up rural areas in selected parts of the country. The solar panels generate 200 watts and are able to be used in an office or by a sizeable family. Energy Minister Yamfwa Mukanga received the equipment from Chinese embassy economic and commercial counsellor Zhijing Chai on behalf of Government. He said the donation demonstrates "the true friendship that exists between Zambia and China" and that "time and change of Government have not affected Zambia’s cordial relations with China". More detail via Daily Mail.

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