African Students See China as a Path to a Prosperous Future

Ricky Wong for The Chronicle

Gontse Nosi, of South Africa, walking with fellow students at the Beijing U. of Technology, is earning a master's degree in renewable energy on a scholarship from the Chinese government.
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In 2011, Gontse Nosi, a South African, was working for an electricity company here when he heard about an unusual opportunity—to earn a master's degree in China, paid for by the Chinese government. He applied and was accepted to a program at the...

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