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China’s top legislator meets Nigerian president

Nigerian President

China’s top legislator Zhang Dejiang met with visiting Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. Speaking highly of China-Nigeria relations, Zhang, chairman of the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, said he hoped the two countries could strengthen parliamentary exchanges, especially in anti-corruption and legal assistance, and improve laws related to …

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Chinese businesses community in Ethiopia help boost local univ. education

Chinese business community

Chinese business community in Ethiopia, dubbed the Ethiopia Chinese Chamber of Commerce (ECCC), on Saturday launched an education foundation with the Addis Ababa Science and Technology University (AASTU) to boost its education. The foundation provides a consistent and long-term support of finance, and covers diversified aspects, including scholarship cash amounting …

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Buhari heads to China to sign new development pacts

new development pacts

Nigeria’s  new development pacts with China President Muhammadu Buhari is looking forward to sign new development pacts in China. In a bid to secure greater support from Beijing for the development of Nigeria’s infrastructure including the power, roads, railway, aviation, water supply and housing sectors, President Muhammadu Buhari left on Sunday …

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ACWA 10th Anniversary 10th Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary 10th Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary 10th Performance ACWA 10th Anniversary 10th Performance was performed at the Africa Chinese Women Association (ACWA) 10th Anniversary celebration on a widely celebrated day, International Women’s Day, on March 8, 2016 at Carnival City in Johannesburg. ACWA’s special guest and close friend MRS Bongi Ngema-Zuma outlined the …

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ACWA 10th Anniversary 9th Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary 9th Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary 9th Performance ACWA 10th Anniversary 9th Performance was performed at the Africa Chinese Women Association (ACWA) 10th Anniversary celebration on a widely celebrated day, International Women’s Day, on March 8, 2016 at Carnival City in Johannesburg. ACWA’s special guest and close friend MRS Bongi Ngema-Zuma outlined the …

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ACWA 10th Anniversary 8th Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary 8th Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary 8th Performance ACWA 10th Anniversary 8th Performance was performed at the Africa Chinese Women Association (ACWA) 10th Anniversary celebration on a widely celebrated day, International Women’s Day, on March 8, 2016 at Carnival City in Johannesburg. ACWA’s special guest and close friend MRS Bongi Ngema-Zuma outlined the …

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ACWA 10th Anniversary 7th Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary 7th Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary 7th Performance ACWA 10th Anniversary 7th Performance was performed at the Africa Chinese Women Association (ACWA) 10th Anniversary celebration on a widely celebrated day, International Women’s Day, on March 8, 2016 at Carnival City in Johannesburg. ACWA’s special guest and close friend MRS Bongi Ngema-Zuma outlined the …

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ACWA 10th Anniversary 6th Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary 6th Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary Night 6th Performance Africa Chinese Women Association (ACWA) held their 10th Anniversary celebration on a widely celebrated day, International Women’s Day, on March 8, 2016 at Carnival City in Johannesburg. ACWA’s special guest and close friend MRS Bongi Ngema-Zuma outlined the good work that ACWA has achieved, …

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Nigeria, China to improve food security in Africa

food security

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and China’s Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences (CATAS) have begun a partnership to improve food security and create jobs for the growing youth population in Africa. The new partnership is part of China’s efforts to deepen collaboration with Africa in the area of …

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Zhongshan Consultative Conference attracting business investors

Zhongshan Consultative Conference

Zhongshan Consultative Conference  On The Economic Development And Foreign Enterprises Forum The city of Zhongshan, in Guangdong Province, held its annual event: Zhongshan Consultative Conference, which is aimed at attracting business investors from all over the world. The Zhongshan Consultative Conference On The Economic Development And Foreign Enterprises Forum attracted …

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China keen to take Sino-Ethiopia relations to new height: envoy

Sino-Ethiopia relations

Sino-Ethiopia relations China has expressed its commitment to enhance Sino-Ethiopia relations to a new height, the Chinese ambassador said. Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia La Yifan stressed that Sino-Ethiopia relations have been flourishing, particularly, against the backdrop of the latest Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit held in Johannesburg last December. …

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Chinese enterprises hailed for role in Angola’s post-war reconstruction

Angola's post-war reconstruction

Chinese enterprises have helped rehabilitate thousands of kilometers of railways and highways in Angola’s post-war reconstruction. The important contribution made by the Chinese to the economic progress of Angola’s post-war reconstruction was highly praised as the Association of Chinese Enterprises in Angola on Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of its establishment. …

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China’s Huawei launches partnership with Techno Brain in Ethiopia

Huawei

Huawei, the Chinese leading global information and communication technology (ICT) solutions provider, and Techno Brain, Africa’s leading custom software application provider, on Thursday signed partnership agreement that officially launched Huawei Authorized Learning Partnership (HALP) in Ethiopia. Cooper Qu, Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Huawei Ethiopia, and Mekonnen Tesafye, Country …

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Ambassador Msimang visits Liaoning Province

Ambassador Msimang

On 15 March 2016 Ambassador Msimang visited Dalian, Liaoning Province, to deliver a keynote address at the rolling-out and ribbon cutting ceremony of the first two class D45 GFB diesel locomotives of the joint manufacturing project between China Rail Rollingstock Corporation (CRRC) and Transnet South Africa. Under this part of …

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Kenyan woman dream trip to China a reality

Kenyan woman

Kenyan woman gets her dream trip come true by photo-shopping herself into snaps of China A Kenyan woman has recently turned her dream visit to China a reality by posting a series of photo-shopped travel snaps online, which finally attracted a generous donation for an actual trip. Seve Gat from Nairobi …

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Kenya scraps plans for new main airport terminal

airport terminal

Kenya has scrapped plans for a new airport terminal building at Nairobi’s main airport due to financial pressures and excess capacity caused by recent upgrades to existing facilities, the Kenya Airports Authority said on Tuesday. President Uhuru Kenyatta launched the $650 million airport terminal project for Jomo Kenyatta International Airport …

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China-Kenya agree to push forward pragmatic cooperation

China-Kenya

China-Kenya agree to push forward pragmatic cooperation China-Kenya agreed to push forward bilateral pragmatic cooperation, as top Chinese legislator visited the East African country from Wednesday to Saturday. During the official goodwill visit, Zhang Dejiang, Chairman of the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC), held meetings with Kenyan …

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South African Shunde Friendship Association 6th Performance

6th performance

6th Performance of 7th Inauguration of South African Shunde Friendship Association South African Shunde Friendship Association 6th Performance was seen at the 2016 the South African Shunde Friendship Association 7th Inauguration at Carnival City in Johannesburg. They celebrated their existence and their outstanding achievements that has seen them grow since they were formed. …

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Ambassador Msimang visits Chengdu, Sichuan Province

Ambassador Msimang

Ambassador Msimang accompanied by an Embassy delegation visited Chengdu in Sichuan Province from 8-11 March 2016, to participate in the 17th Lecture Tour by Ambassadors from African Countries and to meet the leadership of Sichuan Province. The Lecture Tour is an annual event hosted by the Chinese-African People’s Friendship Association …

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South African Shunde Friendship Association 5th Performance

5th performance

5th Performance of 7th Inauguration of South African Shunde Friendship Association South African Shunde Friendship Association 5th Performance was seen at the 2016 the South African Shunde Friendship Association 7th Inauguration at Carnival City in Johannesburg. They celebrated their existence and their outstanding achievements that has seen them grow since they were formed. …

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South African Shunde Friendship Association 4th Performance

4th Performance

4th Performance of 7th Inauguration of South African Shunde Friendship Association South African Shunde Friendship Association 4th Performance was seen at the 2016 the South African Shunde Friendship Association 7th Inauguration at Carnival City in Johannesburg. They celebrated their existence and their outstanding achievements that has seen them grow since they were formed. …

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China-Zambia agree to enhance cooperation

China-Zambia

China-Zambia have agreed to enhance bilateral ties in various fields as Chinese top legislator visited the African country. Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress, paid an official goodwill visit to Zambia on March 18-22. Zhang’s 10-day Africa tour, which will also take him to …

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South African Shunde Friendship Association 2nd Performance

2nd Performance

2nd Performance of 7th Inauguration of South African Shunde Friendship Association South African Shunde Friendship Association 2nd Performance was seen at the 2016 the South African Shunde Friendship Association 7th Inauguration at Carnival City in Johannesburg. They celebrated their existence and their outstanding achievements that has seen them grow since they were formed. …

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South African Shunde Friendship Association 1st Performance

1st Performance

1st Performance of 7th Inauguration of South African Shunde Friendship Association South African Shunde Friendship Association 1st Performance was seen at the 2016 the South African Shunde Friendship Association 7th Inauguration at Carnival City in Johannesburg. They celebrated their existence and their outstanding achievements that has seen them grow since they were formed. …

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China-Gambia resume diplomatic ties

China-Gambia

China-Gambia resume their diplomatic ties as the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Gambian counterpart Neneh MacDouall-Gaye signed a joint communique here Thursday to resume diplomatic relations. “The Peoples Republic of China and the Islamic Republic of The Gambia, acting in conformity with the interests and desires of the …

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ACWA 10th Anniversary 5th Performance

Chinese Woman Culture Exchange Night-5th Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary 5th Performance ACWA 10th Anniversary 5th Performance was performed at the Africa Chinese Women Association (ACWA) held their 10th Anniversary celebration on a widely celebrated day, International Women’s Day, on March 8, 2016 at Carnival City in Johannesburg. ACWA’s special guest and close friend MRS Bongi Ngema-Zuma …

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ACWA 10th Anniversary 4th Performance

Chinese Woman Culture Exchange Night 4th Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary 4th Performance ACWA 10th Anniversary 4th Performance held their Africa Chinese Women Association (ACWA) 10th Anniversary celebration on a widely celebrated day, International Women’s Day, on March 8, 2016 at Carnival City in Johannesburg. ACWA’s special guest and close friend MRS Bongi Ngema-Zuma outlined the good work …

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ACWA 10th Anniversary 3rd Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary Night 3rd Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary Night 3rd Performance ACWA 10th Anniversary Night 3rd Performance held their Africa Chinese Women Association (ACWA) 10th Anniversary celebration on a widely celebrated day, International Women’s Day, on March 8, 2016 at Carnival City in Johannesburg. ACWA’s special guest and close friend MRS Bongi Ngema-Zuma outlined the …

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ACWA 10th Anniversary 2nd Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary Night 2nd Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary Night 2nd Performance ACWA 10th Anniversary Night 2nd Performance was at the Africa Chinese Women Association (ACWA) 10th Anniversary celebration on a widely celebrated day, International Women’s Day, on March 8, 2016 at Carnival City in Johannesburg. Mr Li Song, , Charge d’Affaires of the Chinese Embassy …

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ACWA 10th Anniversary 1st Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary 1st Performance

ACWA 10th Anniversary 1st Performance ACWA 10th Anniversary 1st Performance was at the Africa Chinese Women Association (ACWA) held their 10th Anniversary celebration on a widely celebrated day, International Women’s Day, on March 8, 2016 at Carnival City in Johannesburg. ACWA’s special guest and close friend MRS Bongi Ngema-Zuma outlined …

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2016 FUTURE CHAMPIONS GAUTENG INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT

FUTURE CHAMPIONS GAUTENG INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT

The Future Champions Gauteng International Tournament was established during the build up to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ as a partnership between Rights Holder Global Sports International and Gauteng Provincial Government. The project is aimed at youth development, using the popularity of football to inspire budding footballers and learners across …

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CHINA IS LOOKING TO HAVE SOME OF NIGERIAN OIL

Nigerian oil

Despite the fall in global oil prices, China has declared its interest in the Nigerian oil market. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, the Economic and Commercial Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria, Mr. Zao LingXiang said “the total amount of export to China was only …

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SA Shunde Friendship Association celebrates

South African Shunde Friendship Association

South African Shunde Friendship Association On Sunday 13 March, 2016 the South African Shunde Friendship Association held their 7th Inauguration at Carnival City in Johannesburg. They celebrated their existence and their outstanding achievements that has seen them grow since they were formed. The guest speakers included: consular general Mr Yang …

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$240m China, SA investment for Uganda phosphate project

Uganda phosphate project

Uganda phosphate project The Sukulu Uganda phosphate project, in Tororo district, Uganda, has received $240-million in development funding, which represents one of the largest privately funded mining- sector investments in Uganda and sets a “unique precedent” for public–private partnerships in the country, says Uganda’s Ministry of Energy and Development (MED). …

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African Eyes on China’s “Two Sessions”

Two Sessions

China’s two sessions this year will specify the five development notions stressed in its 13th Five-Year Plan, namely innovative, coordinated, green, open and shared development. At the press conference held on the eve of the Fourth Session of the 12th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference National Committee (CPPCC), where its …

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China Expands Congo-Copper Control

Congo-Copper

China is expanding their Congo-Copper control as the Western Miners have retreated. As low copper prices and disrupted power supplies reduce output and lead to job cuts by companies including Glencore Plc in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Chinese companies are plowing in more investment. The shareholders of a Chinese project …

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China to expand skills programme to Africa

skills programme

China’s skills programme will expand to increase the population of skilled people in Africa.  Keen to strengthen relations with Africa, China will over the next three years train at least 200,000 African professionals in skills-based fields. Ambassador Lin Songtian, the director general of African Affairs at China’s foreign affairs ministry …

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Chinese artists make sterling performance in Nairobi

Leading Chinese artists who included opera singers, acrobats, dancers and instrumentalists on Sunday entertained a mammoth crowd in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, Liu Xianfa and senior Kenyan officials graced the concert where traditional and classical music from the Asian giant enlivened the audience who filled an …

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China sponsors classrooms to teach Mandarin in Namibia

Mandarin in Namibia

Mandarin in Namibia growing Mandarin in Namibia is booming as Namibian media report that the Chinese government has sponsored several classrooms in Namibian schools to teach Mandarin. The Namibian Press Agency reported on Saturday that China’s Ambassador to Namibia Xin Shunkang inaugurated a classroom at a school outside the capital Windhoek …

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China to the rescue as yellow fever hits Angola

yellow fever

Yellow Fever hits Africa THE long-running relations between Angola and China are anticipated to end the deadly yellow fever virus wrecking havoc in the Southern African country. The outbreak is the first in 30 years. The Asian government made available US$500 000 to assist Angola combat the epidemic that has claimed …

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China-Egypt Cultural Exchange Held to Enhance Friendship

China-Egypt Cultural Exchange

China-Egypt Cultural Exchange Activities A Step In The Right Direction The Beijing Women’s International Exchange Center organized a bilateral cultural exchange activity titled 2016 China Meets Egypt, on February 25 in the capital. The China-Egypt Cultural Exchange event was designed to let both countries “express their values of China-Egypt friendship and …

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Chinese pharmaceutical firms eye Kenyan market

Chinese pharmaceutical firms

Chinese pharmaceutical firms are looking to set up base in Africa, particularly in Kenya because of its market. Kenya has become a favorite destination for Chinese drug manufacturers thanks to a conducive investment climate and rising purchasing power among citizens. During an interview with Xinhua on the sidelines of the …

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Female umbrella dancing performance

Female umbrella dancing

Female umbrella dancing performance was seen at the Cultures of China event that was held to celebrate the Spring Festival on February 15, 2016 at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. The Female umbrella dancing performance showed a different side to Chinese cultural dancing. The performance was hosted by various Chinese …

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Kenya contracts China to scan for minerals

minerals

Deep hunt for Minerals in Kenya The aerial survey is expected to compile a new geological map detailing the occurrence of minerals around the country, a step that is set to spur investment in the mining sector. Mining Permanent Secretary Mohammed Mahmud said China has released funding for the project …

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Chinese culture performance

Chinese culture performance

Chinese culture performance Chinese culture performance  was held at the Cultures of China event that was held to celebrate the Spring Festival on February 15, 2016 at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. The Chinese culture performance began the show on a high note leaving the audience keen on the other …

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China will not relent in developing Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Zhao Yanbo has said that even the slowdown of his country’s economy will not affect their outbound investments to Africa. He made this disclose last weekend at his Wilberforce Loop office. “Contrary to popular perception, Chinese participation in the continent’s infrastructural projects will increase. The …

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SA-China Joint Working Group Meets in Beijing

Joint Working Group

Joint Working Group to implement South Africa-China resolution Joint Working Group (JWG) between China and South Africa will commence in Beijing. South Africa’s  Department of Water and Sanitation Director General Margaret-Ann Diedricks has already left for Beijing to participate in a technical working committee of the Joint Working Group. The …

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Chinese Culture 2nd Performance

Chinese Culture 2nd Performance

Chinese Culture 2nd Performance Chinese Culture 2nd Performance was seen at the Cultures of China event that celebrated the Spring Festival  February 15, 2016 at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. The performance was captivating particularly when the singer hit those high notes The Chinese Culture 2nd Performance was hosted by …

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Spring Festival Performance

Spring Festival Performance

Spring Festival Performance Spring Festival Performance was held at the Cultures of China event that was held to celebrate the Spring Festival on February 15, 2016 at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. The Spring Festival Performance began the show on a high note leaving the audience keen on the …

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China committed to resolutions under China-Africa forum

China-Africa forum

China-Africa forum still in place China-Africa forum resolutions adopted at the Johannesburg Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) are still in place as China is committed to fulfilling them, a Chinese Embassy official has said. The Chinese government will implement the China-Africa forum resolutions agreed upon at the FOCAC …

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Most of Africa’s infrastructure solely financed by China

Africa’s infrastructure

Africa’s infrastructure financed by Asian superpower Africa’s infrastructure has been hugely financed by China. China has eclipsed multilateral agencies and Western donors to emerge as the leading financier of large scale infrastructure projects in Africa, a report launched by a British financial advisory firm, Deloitte Limited revealed on Tuesday. The …

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Alumni China-Africa Business Club a great innitiative

Alumni China-Africa Business Club

Alumni China-Africa Business Club holds great discussions Alumni China-Africa Business Club was held by the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GBIS) on February 17, 2016 at Hyde Park, Johannesburg. The Alumni China-Africa Business Club was formed to have interaction and debate among China and African business leaders so as to encourage …

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China’s ZTE Investigation in Nigeria continues

ZTE investigation

ZTE Investigation in Nigerian Security Network Failure A $470 Million Anti-Terror Network That Never Was, and an Exchange of Blame ZTE investigation is underway in Nigeria as they were contracted to install security communications yet six years later nothing has been completed. Chinese investment across the developing world has been …

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Chinese Cultural Dance at the UJCI Launch

Chinese Cultural Dance

Chinese Cultural Dance Chinese Cultural Dance performance showcased the beautiful culture that China has and that South Africa still had a lot to learn about the culture. On January 28, 2016 the University of Johannesburg hosted representatives from China to officially launch a Confucius Institute at the University-an initiative which …

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Chinese Poetry performance at UJCI launch

Chinese poetry performance

The Chinese poetry performance highlighted the South Africa’s cultural diversity. The Chinese poetry performance took the audience by storm at the University of Johannesburg Confucius Institute Launch on January 28, 2016. The initiative which is aimed to open various different doors in the South Africa-China partnership. The Nanjing Tech University partnered …

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The Sun editor bags China Diplomacy Fellowship

China Diplomacy Fellowship

China Diplomacy Fellowship nominates Nigerian editor China Diplomacy Fellowship has given a nomination to the editor of Nation’s Capital of The Sun, Ikenna Emewu. He has been nominated as the Nigerian candidate for the 2016 China Public Diplomacy Association Fellowship (CPDAF). The prestigious international journalism fellowship, meant to foster Africa/China media …

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Liberia praises China for military equipment donations

military equipment donations

Military equipment donations to assist Liberia Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Wednesday lauded the Chinese government for donating  military equipment donations in supporting the rebuilding of a new Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL). In a statement made available to Xinhua in Monrovia, the Liberian leader said the  military equipment …

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Chinese companies boost operations in Egypt

Chinese companies

Chinese companies expand in Egypt More Chinese companies are setting up shop in Egypt or expanding existing operations thereto take advantage of opportunities presented by the Belt and Road Initiative, as well as the nation’s prime location and rich resources, executives said. While such a move helps Chinese firms cut …

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University of Johannesburg Choir performance

University of Johannesburg Choir

University of Johannesburg Choir The University of Johannesburg Choir kept the audience entertained with this authentic South items they rendered. The University of Johannesburg Choir performed at University of Johannesburg Confucius Institute Launch in Auckland Park. On January 28, 2016 the University of Johannesburg hosted representatives from China to officially launch …

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Embrace China 10th performance

Embrace China 10th Performance

Embrace China 10th Performance Embrace China 10th Performance was delivered at the Embracing China Festival which was held at the Gold Reef City Casino in Johannesburg on 22 January 2016 where various performances and key note speakers kept the guests entertained. Embracing China was a huge gathering by various Chinese companies …

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Embracing China 9th Performance

Embracing China 9th Performance

Embracing China 9th Performance Embracing China 9th Performance was delivered at the Embracing China Festival which was held at the Gold Reef City Casino in Johannesburg on 22 January 2016 where various performances and key note speakers kept the guests entertained. Embracing China was a huge gathering by various Chinese companies …

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Embracing China 8th performance

Embrace China 10th Performance

Embracing China 8th Performance Embracing China 8th Performance was delivered at the Embracing China Festival which was held at the Gold Reef City Casino in Johannesburg on 22 January 2016 where various performances and key note speakers kept the guests entertained. Embracing China was a huge gathering by various Chinese companies …

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Embracing China 7th performance

Embracing China 7th Performance

Embracing China 7th Performance Embracing China 7th Performance was delivered at the Embracing China Festival which was held at the Gold Reef City Casino in Johannesburg on 22 January 2016 where various performances and key note speakers kept the guests entertained. Embracing China was a huge gathering by various Chinese companies …

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Kenya mulls joining China-led lender

China led lender

KENYA is studying rules and conditions for joining China led lender Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as she looks to widen infrastructure financing space in a bid to narrow the yawning gap. Enrolling into the China led lender Asia-focused AIIB is however not an immediate plan, Treasury CS Henry Rotich said, citing …

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Embracing China 6th Performance

Embracing China 6th Performance

Embracing China 6th Performance Embracing China 6th Performance was delivered at the Embracing China Festival which was held at the Gold Reef City Casino in Johannesburg on 22 January 2016 where various performances and key note speakers kept the guests entertained. Embracing China was a huge gathering by various Chinese companies …

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Embracing China 5th Performance

Embracing China 5th Performance

Embracing China 5th Performance Embracing China 5th Performance was delivered at the Embracing China Festival which was held at the Gold Reef City Casino in Johannesburg on 22 January 2016 where various performances and key note speakers kept the guests entertained. Embracing China was a huge gathering by various Chinese companies …

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Embracing China 3rd Performance

Embracing China 3rd Performance

Embracing China 3rd Performance Embracing China 3rd Performance was delivered at the Embracing China Festival which was held at the Gold Reef City Casino in Johannesburg on 22 January 2016 where various performances and key note speakers kept the guests entertained. Embracing China was a huge gathering by various Chinese companies …

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Exim Bank of China gives loan to Mozambique

Exim Bank

Exim Bank of China gives loan to Mozambique EXIM  Bank (Export-Import) of China has given a loan to Mozambique to finance their projects. Mozambique has taken on a loan of about US$150 million from the Export-Import Bank (EXIM Bank of China) of China to finance technical and scientific research in 2016, …

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Mauritius Prime Minister Meets with Wang Yi

Mauritius

On February 2, 2016 local time, Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth of Mauritius met with Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the prime ministerial office in Port Louis. Anerood Jugnauth expressed that Mauritius-China relations have always kept a strong development momentum. The African Island thanks China for its long-term and vigorous support …

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China launches Industrial Cooperation Fund to aid Africa

Industrial Cooperation Fund

China-Africa Industrial Cooperation Fund has been launched to assist Africa’s development. The fund was jointly founded by the China Foreign Exchange Reserves and Export-Import Bank of China. It will be managed by the newly-registered China-Africa Industrial Capacity Cooperation Fund Company Limited (CAICCF). One of the major problems of the colonial …

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Africa’s Growth Stays Strong Even as China Slumps

Africa's growth

Africa’s growth; Strong investment flows to Africa will sustain high economic growth on the continent even amid low oil prices and a slowdown in China, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina said. Africa’s growth may increase by 4.4 percent this year despite increasing current account and fiscal deficits caused by …

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President Malawi Meets with Wang Yi

Malawi

President Arthur Peter Mutharika of Malawi met with Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the presidential palace in Lilongwe, capital of Malawi on January 31, 2016 local time. Arthur Peter Mutharika said that since the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Malawi and China eight years ago, the bilateral relations have …

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China Can’t Resist $30 Crude Oil

Crude Oil

Last month’s plunge in crude oil to $30 a barrel proved too tempting for China to turn down even as its economy lurches toward the weakest growth in a generation. Chinese companies booked tankers to load 1.38 million barrels of crude oil daily from West African in February, the most …

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Standard Bank Namibia to trade in Chinese RMB

Standard Bank Namibia

South African-owned Standard Bank Namibia will from February start facilitating the exchange of the Namibian dollar with the Chinese Renminbi (RMB), the bank announced on Thursday The chief executive of Standard Bank, Vetumbuavi Mungunda, and the Chinese Ambassador to Namibia Xin Shukang recently announced the renminbi cash exchange solution at Standard …

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Embracing China festival melodies

Festival melodies

Embracing China festival melodies Embracing China was a huge gathering by various Chinese companies and organisations ahead of the Spring Festival. The event was in celebration of Chinese people. The festival melodies took the crowd by storm and increased the guests expectations after this instrumental performance.    

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Zambia to present projects proposals to China

Zambia

ZAMBIA will soon send a delegation to Beijing to present projects for possible funding under the US$60 billion which China committed to Africa’s development, Minister of Foreign Affairs Harry Kalaba has said. China pledged the support at the 2015 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Johannesburg, South Africa last December. …

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Confucius Institute of UJ officially launched

Confucius Institute

On January 28, 2016 the University of Johannesburg hosted representatives from China to officially launch a Confucius Institute at the University-an initiative which is aimed to open various different doors in the South Africa-China partnership. The Nanjing Tech University partnered with UJ to bring Mandarin teaching, exchange programs, cultural exchanges …

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Chinese Foreign Minister to visit Africa

Chinese Foreign Minister

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to visit Africa and attend Syria donors conference in London. Wang Yi will depart China on Jan. 30 to pay official visits to Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique and Namibia, before attending a Syria donors conference in London on Feb.4. “Choosing Africa as the destination for foreign …

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Tanzania: China, Tanzania Friendship ‘Stronger’

Tanzania

Tanzania and China’s friendship will see an increase in 2016. Chinese government and its people will remain committed in the friendship with the Tanzanian government and its people. The upshot is to strengthen the China-Tanzanian relationship particularly in politics, mutual trust and cultural exchange. The Executive Director with the China …

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Embracing China festival performance

Embracing China festival

Embracing China festival was a huge gathering in celebration of Chinese people. Embracing China was held at the Gold Reef City Casino in Johannesburg on 22 January 2016 where various performances and key note speakers kept the guests entertained.   Embracing China in SA before Spring Festival begins

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China empowers a million Ethiopians: ambassador

Ethiopians

There are about 60,000 Chinese living in Ethiopia who are involved in everything from telecommunications to railways, and employing or partnering with up to one million Ethiopians. This dispelled the criticism by some that China largely had a business relationship based on the extraction of resources, China’s ambassador to Ethiopians …

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Zimbabwe Tobacco Exports Up On China Demand

Zimbabwe tobacco

Zimbabwe tobacco export earnings rose 11 per cent to $855 million in 2015 on higher prices and demand from China, an industry official said on Wednesday. Andrew Matibiri, General Manager at Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB), said Zimbabwe – which exports 90 per cent of its tobacco – sold …

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Jiang Su delegation visits Chinese CPF

Jiang Su delegation

Members of the Jiang Su delegation provincial police department in China visited the  (CPF) in Cyrildene, Johannesburg earlier this morning. They held talks about the crime statistics, particularly those in the Chinese community. Members from the Jiang Su delegation provincial department shared ideas on how to improve crime and policing …

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China’s 13th Five Year Plan attracts Africa

The 13th Five Year Plan was outlined at the 3rd Annual China- Africa Dialogue that was hosted by the Human Science Research Council (HSRC) in Pretoria on Tuesday after it drew much focus around the globe since it was released late 2015. The dialogue was structured around decoding China’s Economic Growth …

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Solo in China: Kentridge on his latest work

William Kentridge’s work Notes Towards a Model Opera was the centrepiece of his first solo exhibition in China. From the origins of ballet in Paris, Kentridge overlays the aesthetic and ideological transformations of ballet as it is transplanted across the globe, an arch of influence juxtaposing contexts as disparate as …

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Algeria, China ink $3.3 bn mega port deal

Algeria and China on Sunday inked a $3.3 billion deal to build and exploit a new center trans-shipment port of Cherchell,  55 miles west of the capital city of Algiers. Algeria, an OPEC state, has billed it as a crucial Mediterranean transit port that will provide services to North Africa and Europe. The agreement was …

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India battles China for Kenya’s market

INDIA is seeking to recapture its long-held position as Kenya’s largest source of imports from China. India’s High Commissioner to Kenya Suchitra Durai said on Friday her country was keen on growing investment opportunities in energy, agriculture and health sectors in Kenya. She said her nation is also planning to …

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South Africa eases travel requirements for Chinese

Travel requirements for Chinese nationals has been eased at great lengths by the South African government. Chinese tourists don’t need transit visas anymore when they travel through South Africa’s OR Tambo, Cape Town, King Shaka and Lanseria international airports to its six neighboring countries — Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, Mozambique …

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Place of Partnership in Improving Africa’s Technology Growth

Africa’s technology growth attracts a lot of attention. Africa’s innovative prowess may not attract significant global attention, but when discussions arise regarding the continent’s willingness to harness the potential inherent in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), it certainly cannot be overlooked. Indeed, sustaining the impressive economic growth Africa has experienced …

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China’s Africa Strategy: Infrastructure Investment

Infrastructure investment is the key strategy that China has for Africa. Aside from the obvious imperative to expand and diversify access to natural resources, African countries are viewed as markets for Chinese goods and services (as regards the latter, construction engineering contracts have been of particular importance). Along this vein, …

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China assembling a ship in Uganda

China is building a ship in Uganda. A Chinese company is building Uganda’s first-ever dredging ship that will clear the path for deeper shipping lanes in Lake Victoria. If successful, this could make it possible for larger trading ships to access Uganda’s lakeside ports. China is helping Uganda to improve …

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China’s imports from Africa plummet in 2015

China’s imports from Africa fell nearly 40 percent last year, officials said on Wednesday, as low commodity prices and slowing growth in the Asian giant hit trade. Imports from the continent fell to 440-billion yuan, some 38 percent lower than in 2014, China’s Customs administration said. Natural resources from Africa …

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China banned from fishing illegally -Africa

  China has been banned from fishing illegally off the West African coast after officials from 24 countries met in Cameroon last month. In some areas, Chinese fishermen have pushed their local counterparts back to shore, depriving them of their jobs and livelihoods. Former fisherman Bisso Frederick, 32, now sells sandwiches …

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China-Africa industrial capacity cooperation fund starts operation

A China-Africa industrial capacity cooperation fund, designed to aid Africa’s development, is now active, China’s central bank said Thursday. The fund, with an initial capital of 10 billion U.S. dollars, will mainly invest in sectors like manufacturing, hi-tech, agriculture, energy, infrastructure construction and finance in African countries, the People’s Bank …

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Alzheimer’s treatment material found in cotton petals

Good news for African producers? Chinese researchers find material in cotton petals to treat Alzheimer’s A new drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease that uses flavonoids found and extracted by Chinese researchers from cotton petals has entered clinical trial. Previously these petals were discarded but after their medicinal property were uncovered, they are …

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China commits scholarships, training to boost Africa ties

Chinese president, Xi Jinping, has announced that China will provide 30,000 government scholarships for African students as well as 2,000 educational opportunities with degrees and diplomas, as part of the country’s aim to strengthen cooperation with Africa. Speaking at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation summit Xi said China will also offer 40,000 …

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Zimbabwe to export elephants to China – Minister

Zimbabwe plans to increase export elephants to China despite criticism from animal rights groups, Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri said Monday. Muchinguri-Kashiri is quoted by the state-run Herald as telling journalists in China that the southern African country was happy with conditions under which about 100 elephants exported …

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Chinese in Ghana Present Christmas Gifts to Orphans

Members of the Ghana Association of Chinese Societies on Monday presented Christmas gifts to children at the Kumasi Children’s Home, a state-run orphanage in Ghana’s second largest city Kumasi. The gifts included LED TV sets, tower fans, footballs, Christmas trees, detergents, cooking oil, rice, chocolate, and other food and drink. …

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Zimbabwe Switches to Yuan as Reserve Currency

Zimbabwe’s surprising recent announcement that it would shift to the Chinese yuan as its reserve currency is a sign of friendship with China, but probably not much more, say regional business people and economists. The announcement last week raised eyebrows among economists outside the country. The nation’s finance minister touted …

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China-Africa agricultural cooperation yields fruits

Decades of agricultural cooperation between China and Africa has yielded fruitful results on the vast African continent full of untapped potentials. Here, Xinhua reporters present three such exemplary projects that have benefited farmers in Benin, Namibia and Mozambique HI-TECH BRINGS NEW HOPE TO BENIN COTTON FARM At Okpara Farm, over …

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CHINA TO CANCEL ZIMBABWE DEBT

China will cancel about $40 million worth of Zimbabwe’s debt due to mature this year and Harare hopes to facilitate use of the yuan currency in its economy as bilateral trade increases, the Southern African country’s finance minister said on Monday. China has become the largest investor in Zimbabwe, which …

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SABMiller’s Chinese partner mulls options

Hong Kong – China Resources Beer has chosen banks to advise on options for its Chinese brewery joint venture with SABMiller [JSE:SAB], people with knowledge of the matter said. China Resources Beer picked advisers including HSBC, Nomura, Rothschild and UBS Group, said the people, who asked not to be identified …

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Uganda and China sign Kampala light rail MoU

Uganda and China sign Kampala light rail MoU THE governments of Uganda and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of a light rail network in the Ugandan capital Kampala. China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation will construct the initial 35km phase, which has an estimated budget …

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Ghana-China bilateral trade to soar

More investments in sanitation to make Ghana leading player in Africa The Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Madam Sun Baohong, has stated that bilateral trade between Ghana and China will hit six billion dollars by close of the year, from last year’s figure of $5.6 billion. “In the future, definitely we …

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King asks China for medical equipment

Durban – King Goodwill Zwelithini has appealed to the Chinese government and businesses to extend helping hands as Africa is desperate for health care facilities. The king made the call when he accepted four mobile clinics Chinese business had donated for use in rural parts of the province. The clinics, …

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African Union to send ambassador to China

The African Union (AU) will send an ambassador to China to help promote bilateral ties, AU Commission spokesperson Jacob Enoh Eben said on Wednesday. The dispatch of the ambassador, whose name was not given, will be a boost to the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the AU …

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Woman (85) raped and son (63) murdered

An 85-year-old woman was raped and her 63-year-old son was shot dead during a robbery in St Fransquin Street in Malvern yesterday. The Cleveland SAPS spokesperson, Constable Mpho Mashakane, said two men, one armed with a firearm, held the pair at gunpoint. “They tied the woman up, held the man at gunpoint and ransacked the …

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Land Reformation at the root of Poverty

The department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) of South Africa, together with the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development of the Public Republic of China (LGOP) hosted the Africa-China Poverty Reduction and Development Conference at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, on December 8, 2015. …

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China develops unique cooperation model with Africa

As more and more Chinese enterprises expand into Africa, there has been increasing interest in China’s economic activities in the continent. As well as positive feedback, there have also been some negative comments, with China having been accused of neo-colonialism, of grabbing resources and dumping low-quality products. Such criticism is …

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Xi enhances China-Africa relations

Chinese President Xi Jinping joined leaders from across Africa at a business conference on Friday and brought forth a five-pronged proposal on further deepening win-win cooperation between the world’s second-largest economy and the fast developing continent. In the high-level dialogue with Chinese and African business dignitaries, Xi told the hundreds …

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ChinAfrica Magazine- FOCAC Special Edition

The State Council information Office of the People’s Republic of China hosted the launch of the ChinAfrica Magazine’s special Forum of China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) issue on Thursday in Sandton. ChinAfrica magazine was first established in China and its primary focus is publishing positive aspects of Africa and China, paying …

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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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Durban to get Chinese fibre-optic plant

Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Company has announced plans to establish a telecommunications fibre cable manufacturing facility at the Dube TradePort. Chinese fibre-optic cable manufacturer Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Company (YOFC) has announced plans to establish a telecommunications fibre cable manufacturing facility at the Dube TradePort north of Durban. …

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Zimbabwe inks deals with China

Harare – Chinese President Xi Jinping – who arrives in South Africa today – signed mega investment deals with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe yesterday after a colourful visit to Harare, where he was treated to a 21-gun salute and welcomed by Chinese nationals, school children and ruling Zanu-PF supporters lining …

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China to promote Cooperation with Africa- Wang Yi

China will announce new measures to promote cooperation with Africa at an upcoming summit, said Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday. Wang said China will help Africa with industrialization, food security, public health and disease prevention. Wang made the remarks at the ministry’s 15th Lanting Forum on the upcoming Forum …

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China to announce fresh aid for Africa

China is set to announce new aid to African nations when President Xi Jinping visits Zimbabwe and South Africa next month, a senior Chinese official said on Wednesday. The trip is likely to boost China’s relations with Africa, which supplies oil and raw materials such as copper and uranium to …

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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’s military makes move into Africa

China is establishing its first military base in Africa, according to a top U.S. general, providing yet another sign of its growing reach beyond the Asia Pacific. “They are going to build a base in Djibouti, so that will be their first military location in Africa,” U.S. Army Gen. David …

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China and African nations increase financial cooperation to build opportunities

Bilateral cooperation between China and African nations have gradually shifted beyond infrastructure development and trade to cover areas such as finance. CCTV’s Liu Xinqing reports. Financial cooperation is greatly needed to push Sino-African relations a step further. China became the largest trade partner to Africa in 2009. Bilateral trade volume …

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Signing ceremony at the Hyatt Hotel

South Africa and Chinese industries held a signing ceremony for a trade agreement that cemented future business ventures between the two countries, at the Hyatt Hotel. The Zhongshan Bureu of Commerce, Zhongshan Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office, People’s Government of Guzhen Town, Nantou Town and Xiaolan Town co-hosted the ceremony …

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China donates to the African Union Commission

China has donated $2 million to the African Union Commission to support the establishment of the African Center for Disease Control (ACDC). The grant documents were signed on 13th November 2015 at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa by the Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E Mr. …

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Overseas Chinese World Conference for Promoting Peaceful Reunification of China

On November 7, 2015 the Overseas Chinese World Conference for Promoting Peaceful Reunification of China was held at Gold Reef City where various South African members of parliament, Mozambique parliamentary leaders and Chinese Business leaders were present. The Chinese World Conference for Promoting Peaceful Reunification of China is a conference that …

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China to provide more bore-holes

China is to provide 1,000 bore-holes for Ghanaians in five out of the 10 administrative Regions at a cost of $12.0 million. An agreement to that effect was signed between the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Sun Baohong and Minister for Finance, Seth Terkper. Ms Sun said the project would help …

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Vice Minister Tian Xing Visits Chinese CPF

Overseas Chinese Affairs Office led by the Vice Minister Mr Tan Tian Xing, met with the Chinese Community leaders in Cyrildene, Johannesburg on November 07, 2015. The delegation arrived at the Chinese CPF where they were welcomed by the Chinese community representatives and business leaders. They were updated on how …

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Hebei delegation discuss Investment with GIC

A delegation from Hebei City visited the Gauteng Investment Centre (GIC) in Sandton, Johannesburg on November 17 where they discussed investment opportunities available in Gauteng. The delegation, led by Mr Yang Yong, Vice Chairman of Foreign Culture Exchange Association of Hebei, asked about the different types of investment opportunities that …

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Africa-China Technology and Services Expo

The 2015 Africa-China Commodities, Technology and Services Expo and Chongqing Export Commodities Expo was held from 12 to 14 Nov. In Addis Ababa. The Expo is also coincided with the China-Ethiopia Industry and Commerce Cooperation Forum with aim of enhancing business cooperation among China, Ethiopia, and other African nations. More …

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China-Africa Local Government Cooperation Forum

The 2nd Forum on China-Africa Local Government Cooperation was held on November 10th in Beijing with focus on Municipal Capacity Building, Industrial Cooperation and Inclusive Development. China’s top diplomat State Councilor Yang Jiechi attended the forum and gave a key-note speech. Representatives from local governments of 26 African countries and …

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13 African journalists tour China

China is courting African journalists to help tell the success stories of that country to the world. Consequently, it has put in place programmes to enable African journalists to visit China for periods ranging between two weeks and 10 months, during which the journalists will be exposed to everything about …

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South Africa and China sign nuclear energy cooperation pact

Nuclear energy regulators in South Africa and China have signed a technical cooperation agreement as Africa’s most industrialised economy presses forward with controversial plans to build eight new nuclear reactors. The deal, which includes “licensing procedures, vendor inspections, inspector training and joint inspections and technical support“, was signed last week …

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Mugabe elated as Chinese leader set to visit

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has described Chinese President Xi Jinping’s forthcoming visit this December as of great significance to Zimbabwe. Xi’s trip will mark the second time that a Chinese state leader has visited the country since the establishment of diplomatic ties with one another. This year marks the 35th anniversary …

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Xi on BRICS: “Pure gold fears no fire”

Chinese President X Jinping in a meeting with his BRICS counterparts said the five countries need to upgrade their economic structures for long-term development. “China stands ready to share development opportunities with other BRICS countries and lift our economic cooperation,” he said at a BRICS leaders’ meeting held in the …

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Brics calls on G20 for increased co-operation

The Brics group of emerging nations yesterday called on the Group of 20 leading developed and developing nations to strengthen their macroeconomic policy cooperation to mitigate the negative effects of a weak global economy. The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, who met on the sidelines of …

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Zuma jets off to G20 Summit

President Jacob Zuma will represent South Africa at the annual G20 Summit taking place in Antalya, Turkey, this weekend, the Presidency said on Friday. Each year, the G20 brings together the world’s major advanced and emerging economies to talk about issues that are of global and regional concern, and to …

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Zhongshan Municipality trade ceremony with SA

South Africa and Chinese industries signed a trade and partnership agreement that cemented future business ventures between the two countries. Zhongshan Municipality People’s Government organised the signing ceremony that will build a network among businesses and empower each other in their areas of interest. The Zhongshan Bureu of Commerce, Zhongshan …

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SA punts wine in China

A delegation from the Western Cape government, led by Premier Helen Zille, is visiting two big international food and wine shows this week in Shanghai to explore trade, tourism and investment opportunities for South African exporters. Even as China’s industrial engine slows, the people’s appetite for exotic food and beverages …

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SA schools to teach Mandarin

Mandarin will be taught in South Africa next year but those who opt to take it can rest easy as the language will not be examined. Speaking in the Gauteng legislature yesterday, Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi confirmed the subject would be offered but said it would not be compulsory …

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Xi-Ma meet deserves the world’s applause

Chinese mainland authorities announced Wednesday that Chinese President Xi Jinping and Taiwanese leader Ma Ying-jeou will meet in Singapore on Saturday to exchanges views on peaceful development across the Straits. The Xi-Ma meeting is a major breakthrough in relations between Taiwan and the mainland. It will exert a positive influence …

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SA inks trade deal with China

China and South Africa signed a trade, investment and partnership agreement on Friday that cemented KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa’s business ventures with the country. The Chinese southern province of Guangdong brought 80 enterprises to KZN last week to share information on how the two provinces could work together to empower …

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Life of Melody

The Shenzhen Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Government Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese of Shenzhen hosted a Cultural Exchange event at Gold Reef City in Celebration of Heritage Day. The event was organised by Hakka Association as part of the ‘Year of China’ celebrations. Life of Melody dancing one …

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Peaceful Reunification promoted all round

On November 7, 2015 the Overseas Chinese World Conference for Promoting Peaceful Reunification of China was held at Gold Reef City where various South African members of parliament, Mozambique parliamentary leaders and Chinese Business leaders were present. South African Telecommunications Minister  SIyabonga Cwele delivered his remarks at the Overseas Chinese …

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma rides high-speed train in China

Africa Union chairperson rides high-speed train in China:http://english.cntv.cn/2015/11/02/VIDE1446418682080869.shtml The chairperson of the African Union, Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma, is continuing a six-day visit to Beijing at the invitation of the Chinese foreign minister. Zuma took a high-speed train from Beijing to Tianjin on Saturday and visited the Tianjin high-speed train station …

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Moments of life

The Shenzhen Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Government Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese of Shenzhen hosted a Cultural Exchange event at Gold Reef City in Celebration of Heritage Day. The event was organised by Hakka Association as part of the ‘Year of China’ celebrations. Moments of life magician kept …

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Fisher Girl

The Shenzhen Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Government Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese of Shenzhen hosted a Cultural Exchange event at Gold Reef City in Celebration of Heritage Day. The event was organised by Hakka Association as part of the ‘Year of China’ celebrations. The Fisher Girl took the …

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Moon Light Doll

Moon Light Doll performance took place at Gold reef City during the Cultural Exchange event in Celebration of Heritage Day. The event was organised by Hakka Association as part of the ‘Year of China’ celebrations and hosted by the Shenzhen Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Government Federation of Returned Overseas …

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Grace shoots 63 to lead WGC in China

South African Branden Grace shot a sparkling nine-under 63 to take a one-shot lead in the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions on Thursday while Rory McIlroy overcame a bout of food poisoning to finish five strokes back. World number three McIlroy had been bedridden for two days and missed …

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Nkosana Dlamini-Zuma talks Africa with Wang Yi

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with chair of the African Union (AU) Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in Beijing on Tuesday. “China attaches great importance to China-Africa ties,” Wang said, adding China-AU cooperation has strongly boosted the relations between China and Africa and promoted the unity and cooperation among developing …

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CHINA HAS BECOME SA’S BIGGEST TRADING PARTNER

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says China has become South Africa’s biggest trading partner because both countries benefit. The government has come under fire in many quarters because of its relationship with China due to its human rights record. Ramaphosa was answering questions in the National Assembly this afternoon. “We trade more …

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Zhang Gaoli in China

Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met with visiting African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in Beijing on Monday, voicing China’s support for the continental union. Zhang said China attaches great importance to the ties with the AU and backs the union’s commitment to the undertakings of peace and development in …

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Scarecrow Dance

Scarecrow Dance dance crew kept on bringing the heat, performance after performance at the Cultural Exchange event in Gold Reef City. The event was in celebration of Heritage Day and was hosted by the Shenzhen Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Government Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese of Shenzhen and organised by …

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SA Navy chief visits China

Vice Admiral Samuel Hlongwane, Chief of the South African Navy, is visiting China, where he met with his Chinese counterpart Admiral Wu Shengli. Shengli is a member of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC) and commander of the Navy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA). He met Hlongwane in Beijing …

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Flavoured Fish

Flavoured Fish dancing captivated audiences at Gold Reef City during the Cultural Exchange event in Celebration of Heritage Day. The event was organised by Hakka Association as part of the ‘Year of China’ celebrations.

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WISH

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WISH dance crew kept on bringing the heat, performance after performance at the Cultural Exchange event in Gold Reef City. The event was in celebration of Heritage Day and was hosted by the Shenzhen Foreign Affairs Office of the People’s Government Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese of Shenzhen and organised by …

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China expresses interest in renewable energy investment

In Southern Africa, Zimbabwe is this week hosting the fifth conference on Climate and Development in Africa, where discussions are centred on investments in renewable energy sources. A UN representative told Xinhua at the three-day conference that China has expressed interest in partnering with Africa in the development of renewable energy sources …

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Heavy Truck Accessories Product launch

The launch of the Heavy Truck Accessories Product was held at the Shunde Restaurant in Cyrildene on Tuesday, highlighting an industry that has many opportunities yet it is hardly explored. The Heavy Truck Accessories Product was organised by the Jinan, Shandong Province and the Government Economic and Trade Delegation. The …

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Police Department from Fujian visit SA

A delegation from the Chinese Police Department from Fujian China led by Mr Xia Gang, visited the South African Chinese Community and Police Cooperation centre in Johannesburg this week. The Chinese Community Police Forum Chairman Mr Wu Shaokang welcomed the delegation and introduced them to various Chinese Community Associations, particularly …

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Pace at peace in China

South Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace is taking a holiday approach to her title defence in the Blue Bay LPGA at the Greentown Blue Bay Resort on Hainan Island in China this week. “I’ve got given a suite this week as the defending champion, which is just amazing,” said Pace at her …

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Chinese Community Raise funds for family

The South African Chinese Community and Police Cooperation Centre raised funds for the family of the security guard who lost his life in the line of duty on October 16 2015. The security guard left young children and a wife and the community feels compelled to assist them financially. The …

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Beijing flies non-stop to South Africa

Air China announced at its 23 October press conference in Beijing that it will commence the Beijing-Johannesburg direct service on 29 October 2015. In attendance were Ms Rosemary Mashaba, Minister Plenipotentiary at the South African Embassy in China; Mr Wang Mingyuan, Vice President of Air China, Mr Mai Bo, Country …

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Mugabe awarded ‘China’s Nobel peace prize’

Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean president, is being honoured for supposedly “injecting fresh energy” into the global quest for harmony. The chairperson of an award dubbed China’s Nobel peace prize has defended the decision to honour Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean president, for supposedly “injecting fresh energy” into the global quest for …

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Sino-UK ties enjoy “golden era”

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s UK visit from October 19 to 23 is of great significance to China’s relations with the UK and other European countries, read a commentary published by People’s Daily on Monday that also analyzed the global impact of China-EU ties. Chinese Ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming previously …

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North West premier to host Chinese delegation

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo would host a delegation from Henan Province in China, for “China Week in Bokone Bophirima Province”. Mahumapelo would host Vice-Governor Li Ya of Henan Province in China in the capital city of Bokone Bophirima Province, Mahikeng, from Wednesday to Friday. The delegation, led by Ya would …

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Cyrildene takes steps to improve

On October 20 the JMPD from the Cleveland held a meeting with the Chinese Community Police Forum, Chinese Business Forum and Residence Forum. The Councillor of the Cyrildene area was also present. The meeting was organised by the residence forum after a number of concerns were raised in the area …

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