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KOFI ANNAN’S WIFE IN TEARS; FLAGS FLY HALF MAST FOR BURIAL

The former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Atta Annan has been laid to rest today (September 13) in his native Ghana, after a state funeral that will be attended by people

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UNLOCKING AFRICA’S INDUSTRIAL CORRIDORS AND THE ROLE OF STATE OWNED COMPANIES / ENTERPRISES

ABOUT THIS PANEL DISCUSSION: The economic development challenges facing Africa include the highest population growth globally, low growth in infrastructure stock, low levels of intra-regional economic exchange, and remains the

ADDRESS DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA, HIS EXCELLENCY CYRIL MATAMELA RAMAPHOSA AT THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE BEIJING FOCAC SUMMIT 2018

Your Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, Your Excellency Paul Kagame, Chairperson of the African Union and President of Rwanda, Your Excellency Moussa Mahamat Faki, Chairperson

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CHINA LOANS NIGERIA $328 MILLION TO BOOST TELECOMS: NIGERIA PRESIDENCY

ABUJA (Reuters) – China’s Exim bank will lend Nigeria $328 million toward improving the west African country’s telecoms infrastructure, Nigeria’s presidency said on Saturday, at the start of a six-day

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NIGERIA HAS TAKEN ITS FIRST STEPS IN ADOPTING CHINA’S YUAN AS A RESERVE CURRENCY

Nigeria has become the latest African country to step up its bid to adopt Chinese yuan as a reserve currency. Two months after agreeing a three-year $2.5 billion currency swap

HOW SOUTH AFRICA SHOULD VIEW FOREIGN POLICY IN A CHANGING WORLD ORDER

One of the first initiatives of South Africa’s new minister of international relations, Lindiwe Sisulu, was to announce a review of the country’s foreign policy. This was a wise move

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CHINA BUILDS CLASSROOMS FOR NIGERIAN SCHOOL TO BOOST GRASSROOTS FRIENDSHIP

ABUJA, July 8 (Xinhua) — China has handed over a block of two newly constructed classrooms to the Nigerian government with an aim of boosting the standard of education in

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HOW TO JUDGE THE SUCCESS OF THE BRICS SUMMIT? THREE QUESTIONS WILL DO THE TRICK

The 10th BRICS summit to be hosted by South Africa is going to be closely watched. It comes at a time when extraordinary global political and economic challenges are facing

DEPT WORKING HARD TO BRING BACK STRANDED SA VICTIMS OF CHINA VISA SCAM

JOHANNESBURG – International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says her department is working with officials in China to release the passports of about 50 young South Africans left stranded as a

THE UNSEEN HAND OF CHINA IN AFRICA’S LARGEST ECONOMY

Sometimes a throwaway sentence is more illuminating than it ought to be. A line in an article in Roads & Kingdoms in January about the Chinese in Lagos did just

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