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Sino-Africa relationship cemented

China highly regards the Sino-Africa friendship and is determined to promote it to a higher level, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming said on Tuesday. Speaking at a China-Africa relations round table discussion in Johannesburg jointly held by China Public Diplomacy Association and the Independent Media Group of South Africa, …

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Tantalising opportunities for Africa, China

Ahead of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) in Johannesburg on December 4 and 5, Independent Media’s Foreign Editor Shannon Ebrahim had a Q&A interview with Tian Xuejun, the People’s Republic of China’s ambassador to South Africa. This year marks the 15th anniversary of FOCAC, and the Johannesburg Summit is …

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China more worrying for SA than Greece

Johannesburg – Stock market volatility in China may present bigger risks to the South African economy than Greece’s possible exit from the eurozone, according to Barclays’ Africa unit. “Unlike Greece, China is a very important country directly to South Africa,” Peter Worthington, an economist at Barclays Africa Group’s investment banking …

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