DAR ES SALAAM, Nov. 19 -- THE number of students undertaking an undergraduate course in Chinese language at the University of Dodoma (Udom) has increased from one student in 2016 to over 100 students this year.

Udom Director of Confucius Institute, Dr Yang Lung, told journalists at the weekend that the number of students undertaking the programme kept increasing every year, noting that last year at least 97 students were enrolled in the programme.

"There is growing demand for Chinese language. Presently, over 100 students are undertaking the course," said the don, while briefing journalists on the visit of 20 Chinese students from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

The students, who are touring Confucius Institutes in three A...