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23 Mar 2017 description
report Xinhua

BEIJING, March 17 (Xinhua) -- A group of 60 teachers from South Sudan started a training program in Beijing Friday under the China-South Sudan education cooperation project.

The teachers are mainly from primary and middle schools, and will be taught by specialists from UNESCO and Beijing Normal University. The program includes classroom teaching, discussions and leadership capabilities.

The education cooperation project's main sponsor is the Chinese Ministry of Commerce.

13 Feb 2017 description
report Xinhua

JUBA, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- China and South Sudan have agreed to boost cooperation in the health sector by enhancing knowledge sharing, capacity building, and hospital to hospital collaboration.

The deal which was sealed in Juba on Friday will also allow Chinese health specialists to set up experimental operations and management units in the East African nation.

22 Aug 2016 description
report Xinhua

by Daniel Majack

JUBA, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- A China-built secondary school in South Sudan's capital Juba has helped kept the aspirations of students despite the uneasy environment in the war-torn nation.

The China Friendship School, which was constructed in 2013 by a Chinese company, currently accommodates over 2,000 students.

Solomon Michael Abas, a 17-year-old Form Three student, said he feels encouraged by the good learning facilities he enjoys at the school.

22 Aug 2016 description
report Xinhua

JUBA, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- China has pledged 10 million U.S. dollars aid to help South Sudan respond to humanitarian needs.

Chinese Ambassador to South Sudan Ma Qiang told Xinhua late Saturday the funds will be used to purchase food and non-food items in an effort to immediately rescue lives of thousands in dire humanitarian condition.

Ma said people of South Sudan are at critical humanitarian assistance aggravated by the recent fighting that has forced nearly 1 million people to flee their country to seek refuge in the neighboring countries.