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May 12, 1956

Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 17 (Overall Issue No. 43)

This issue features a statement about Sino-Cambodian trade and letters that the Chinese Minister of Foreign Trade, Ye Jizhuang, exchanged with his Sudanese counterpart, Ibrahim al-Mufti. It also discusses construction, budget appropriations for post and telecommunications enterprises, and flood control. Other sections address educational matters, including convening a national meeting for outstanding primary and secondary school teachers.

January 16, 1956

Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 02 (Overall Issue No. 28)

This issue begins with an announcement from the Chinese, Mongolian, and Soviet governments about the completion of a connective railway. Zhou Enlai and the Chinese government also recognize the independence of Sudan. Other sections discuss the ongoing Sino-American ambassadorial talks, retirement and sick leave benefits for state employees, and the simplification of Chinese characters.

January 9, 1964

Letter of Condolence for President Nkrumah [from Mao Zedong]

Mao writes to President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana after he escapes an attempted assassination. He promises to support the Ghanaian people and their anti-imperialist struggle.

October 3, 1967

Conversation from [Mao Zedong's] Audience with the Prime Minister of Congo (Brazzaville) [Ambroise] Noumazalaye

Noumazalaye praises the effects of the Cultural Revolution, noting that he and others in Congo will study its theories and global significance.

June 24, 1967

[Mao Zedong's] Conversation with the President of Zambia (Excerpt)

Mao argues countries that won their independence early should help other countries later. If they cultivate the next generation and help each other, then the global revolution will continue.

September 14, 1965

[Mao Zedong's] Conversation with a Delegation from the African Student Union in France (Excerpt)

Mao reminds visiting students that they should use their knowledge to serve the people of their home countries.

August 8, 1965

Conversation from [Mao Zedong's] Audience with an Guinean Educational Delegation and the [Guinean] Attorney General

Mao meets with Guinea's Minister of Education, Seydou Conté, and Prosecutor General Fadiala Keita. They primarily discuss China's efforts to reform intellectuals and counter-revolutionaries through education and labor.

December 25, 1964

Conversation from [Mao Zedong's] Audience with Asian and African Authors Who Attended "the Asian and African Literary Exchange Forum" (Excerpt)

Mao recognizes that Asian and African authors should accept positive aspects of their ancient and classical heritages and reject negative ones. But he also emphasizes that they should unite with the masses to defeat imperialism and revisionism.

October 29, 1964

Conversation from [Mao Zedong's] Audience with a Women's Delegation from South West Africa

Mao invites the delegation of women from South West Africa (now Namibia) to teach Chinese children and youth about the oppression that they have faced under imperialism and capitalism.

August 25, 1964

Conversation from [Mao Zedong's] Audience with Delegations of Young African and Latin American Students

Mao meets with students from several different Latin American and African countries. They discuss their respective anti-imperialist struggles and the problem of revisionism. Mao expresses support for their efforts while also reminding them to unite with each other and learn from the masses