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Seven surprising numbers from China-Africa trade

China has become Africa's largest trade partner. The BBC's Sam Piranty looks at seven of the more curious transactions from recent years.

China's first peacekeepers

Troops winning hearts and minds in South Sudan

Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) stands in front of the Guard of Honour, flanked by South African President Jacob Zuma (R) at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, during the start of his official tour to South Africa on 2 December 2015China pledges $60bn to develop Africa

China's president announces $60bn (£40bn) of assistance and loans for Africa to help with the development of the continent at a summit in Johannesburg.