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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

NIGERIA, CHINA SIGN $2.4 BILLION CURRENCY-SWAP TO LIFT TRADE

Nigeria and China agreed on a currency-swap worth $2.4 billion to boost commercial ties and reduce the need to use the dollar in bilateral trade. Yi Gang, governor of the

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WHY IS CHINA BUILDING ECOWAS A $32 MILLION HEADQUARTERS?

China raised eyebrows this month by announcing it will give the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) a $31.6 million grant to build a new headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

Tourism Prospects Look Golden for South Africa and China

Pretoria — China and South Africa have pledged mutual support for each other’s tourism ventures as the two countries deepen cooperation on all fronts of their development. South African Tourism