She is seen by the Chinese as a future global leader, who could bridge the divide between China and Africa, and comfortably become a great communicator between 3 great continents of Africa, Asia [China] and North America [USA].
It indeed made great sense, as Zuriel who was born in Los Angeles as a US Girl and lives there presently, has very strong African roots [both parents are from Nigeria and Mauritius], has lived in Nigeria, Ghana and Mauritius growing up, and speaks fluent Mandarin [Chinese Language] having spent time in Beijing and Hong Kong.
It is the second time a global network has covered her Africa visit. In March 2015, Bloomberg TV UK through its South African bureau covered her visit to Soweto in South Africa where she spoke to hundreds of school children who took an Education pledge. Last month, CNBC featured her visit to South Africa in February this year, on her way back from conducting her first film workshop series in Namibia - where she was also received by Namibia's President - H.E. Hage Geingob.