Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit to Ethiopia and the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa next week.

He will also visit Burkina Faso, Gambia and Senegal, according to Xinhua.

Wang will begin his visit from Ethiopia on January 2, 2019 and travel to Burkina Faso, Gambia and Senegal. He will conclude to his four African countries tour on January 6, 2019.

He is visiting Ethiopia at the invitation of Foreign Minister Dr Workneh Gebeyehu. (FBC)