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African Leaders Commemorate Jiang Zemin

African officials signing statements of condolence marking the passing of former Chinese President Jiang Zemin, via Twitter

African heads of state, ministers, and other high-ranking officials from countries as far afield as Equatorial Guinea and Burundi visited Chinese embassies and missions on Monday to sign condolence books honoring the deceased Chinese President Jiang Zemin.

They included the President of Zimbabwe and Tanzania’s Foreign Minister.

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