[lg policy] Kenyans pulling out all the stops to learn Chinese

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 18 21:42:50 UTC 2010

Forwarded  From: edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu

Daily Nation

Kenyans pulling out all the stops to learn Chinese

Learn as though you would never be able to master it; Hold it as
though you would be in fear of losing it.”

This is what Confucius, the Chinese philosopher says, and it might as
well be the mantra of the 150 students at the Confucius Institute in
the University of Nairobi where are studying the Chinese language.

China has made inroads in Kenya, and the Confucius Institute, which
was set up in 2005 as a collaborative effort between the Tianjin
Normal University in China and the University of Nairobi, was meant
ease cultural and trade ties by removing the language barrier.

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