29 Chinese Workers Captured in Sudan (Updated)

Sudanese rebels claimed on Sunday that they abducted 29 Chinese road workers after a battle between the rebels and the Sudanese army, though the army claims the rebels attacked the workers’ compound. From Reuters: The army...

Chinese Workers Freed in Nigeria – BBC

From BBC News: Nine Chinese oil workers abducted in Nigeria’s Delta region have been freed after 11 days in captivity. The men, seized from the offices of China’s National Petroleum Company, were freed after “complex efforts”, China’s foreign ministry said. All nine were safe and well and were handed back to their company in Bayelsa […]

Chinese Hostages Call Nigeria Ordeal ‘Hell on Earth’ – The Stateman

From the Stateman: Five Chinese workers abducted earlier this month in Nigeria described their experience as “hell on earth” after arriving in Beijing following their 13-day ordeal, state media reported on Tuesday. The five were freed in Nigeria”s oil-producing delta after gunmen broke into the rented apartment on a construction site where the five were […]

Chinese Men Abducted in Nigeria – BBC News

From BBC News: Five Chinese telecommunications workers have been kidnapped by unidentified armed men in southern Nigeria. Gunmen seized the men near Port Harcourt in the oil-rich Niger Delta, where many similar abductions have taken place in recent months. The Chinese embassy in Abuja said it had appealed to the Nigerian authorities for help in […]

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