Cooperation between Africa and China has gained momentum and triggered much interest in the recent past. This is because China is playing an increasingly prominent role in global trade, investment, finance, and governance.
This deepening extends also to diplomatic and cultural relations as evidence. This deepening extends also to diplomatic and cultural relation, as evidence by the established of Confucian Institutes in a number of Africa countries.
African's resource endowments create opportunities to leverage Africa-China cooperation for realization of Africa's aspirations, while drawing on the Chinese experience in promoting inclusive growth, employment and structural transformation to reduce poverty and inequality. It the context of the forgoing, that the Centre for Chinese Studies (CCS) was formally launched on 15th May 2018, with the main objective of ensuring that the cooperation is mutually beneficial (win = win). The Centre is hosted at the College of Social Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam