Chinese leader Xi Jinping welcomed by thousands in Zimbabwe which hopes for economic help

December 1, 2015 11:45 AM

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HARARE, Zimbabwe – Thousands of people lined Harare's roads and welcomed Chinese president Xi Jinping, whose visit has raised hopes that China will help stabilize Zimbabwe's faltering economy.

Xi inspected a guard of honor at the airport but did not speak on his arrival. He is expected to address a joint press conference with Mugabe after signing economic deals later on Tuesday.

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