All in Press
When I first began learning about China-Africa relations, it felt like drinking from a hose, and I yearned for something that just told me what I needed to know but with enough substance. I hope that this book helps students, journalists, authors, diplomats, and others who are interested in knowing more but who are not yet experts in the field.
"People interested in learning about China-Africa relations, but who are not experts in the field, are often clueless about where to begin. I hope this book can be beneficial to them," Ayenew told CGTN.
An Ethiopian entrepreneur publishes the first Chinese language textbook in her country's native tongue
Lina Ayenew has achieved an extraordinary feat: she wrote the first Chinese language textbook especially adapted for speakers of Ethiopia's national language
When Lina Ayenew set foot in China for the first time in 2010, she never imagined that she would make her own mark on Sino-Ethiopian relations.
With Africa drawing Chinese investors, Lina Getachew Ayenew wants to introduce more of her countrymen to Mandarin
So many Ethiopians in the travel industry, using the behavior of the few Chinese visitors they have hosted as an example, are highly skeptical about Chinese tourists. Unfortunately, the Chinese have been stereotyped as hard bargaining, business-oriented and not particularly curious about culture. Not many think of them as "tourist material".