Daily Graphic's Features Editor, Ms. Doreen Hammond, was in China for the 2018 seminar for renowned columnists and commentators of major media houses in Africa.
The three -week seminar which ended last week was organised by the China International Publishing Group.
It provided the platform for 33 participants from Ghana, Uganda, Liberia, South Sudan , the Gambia and Ethiopia to share ideas and promote friendship between China and Africa.
We bring readers some pictures from her files from Beijing and Guizhou provinces.
Chinese architecture often enhances the old to create wonderful structures
This 83 -year- old woman in Ancient Town,Guizhou province, has been weaving woollen shoes to make money since she was young. She couldn’t communicate in English but her smiles instantly started a friendship often starts with a smile
A traditional dance in the Guizhou province similar to the masquerades in Ghana’s Central Region
Relocation sites constructed by the Government with support from Evergrande group where free accommodation is provided for the poor who are also trained in a vocation or helped to set up small businesses in order to make a living
A cattle supermarket in the Dafang county in Guizhou province where needy farmers could pick cows to rear for free in order to generate some income for their upkeep. It is part of the poverty alleviation strategy made possible by a group of wealthy people (Evergrande group) who import the cattle from Australia
Part of the process of manually making paper in the Shiqiao Village of the Guizhou province. The paper so made can last 1,500 years
A pot of dog soup on fire. A delicacy in Shiqiao village in Guizhou province
In the Qianxi County Secondary vocational school, Kunfu is one of the sports the children can choose to learn