China is set to construct a massive industrial zone in Limpopo over the next five years.
Why has President Ramaphosa just signed a deal with China for the construction of a 4 600 megawatt coal power station in Limpopo, in direct contravention of Energy Minister Jeff Radebe’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP)?
Ramaphosa spoke to journalists on his visit to e-commerce billionaire, Jack Ma, in Hangzhou
From power plants in Botswana to diamond mines in Zimbabwe, railways in Nigeria and hydropower projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa has come to rely on China for investment and jobs.
It seems that there is some truth to AfriForum’s ‘expropriation list’ after all.
“Why is China, a country with over 100 million people who are still living below the poverty line, playing at being the flashy big-spender? How can such wanton generosity be allowed?” – law professor, Xu Zhangrun.
With significant investment abroad and a growing Chinese workforce outside of the country, comparisons with “colonialism” have been hard to avoid.
Ramaphosa and co. are in Beijing to co-chair the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.
Xi Jinping hosted a list of African leaders at the China-Africa summit.
ANC spokesman says that political training academies in China are nothing new.
If US President Donald Trump is the consummate dealmaker he purports to be, he should find the low risk, high returns of greater US-China-Africa cooperation irresistible.
Remember when Guan Jiang Guang, a self-confessed smuggler, told Al Jazeera how close he was to State Security minister David Mahlobo? Well… Guang has vanished into thin air.
Solly Msimanga is having none of this ‘China One’ business, despite being warned by the department of international relations and cooperation.
You get a new parliament, YOU get a new parliament… you all get new parliaments. But, remember, there’s no such thing as a free lunch.
She could barely manage a 70% national pass rate in last year’s matric exams, yet Angie Motshekga still manages to find time and money for the roll-out of Mandarin in south African schools.
After a recent study tour of China the ANC’s head of research, Thami Ka Plaatjie, reported that the country has as many as five “opposition parties”. But he was not comparing apples with apples.
According to almost president Cyril Ramaphosa, not all of South Africa’s 700 SOE’s are performing poorly; that said, government believes that we would perform even better if we were to adopt a Chinese model of state ownership.
As the Asian giant continues its expansion into Africa, here’s what consumers can look forward to in their shopping baskets.
The department of basic education has made it clear that, come January 2016, Mandarin will be taught in all public schools throughout South Africa.
Yup, that’s right. Apparently oll’ JZ ‘worked so hard in 2014’ that his health suffered from it.
Chinese officials went on a buying-spree for illegal ivory in East Africa, sending black-market ivory prices soaring to over $700 per kilogram.
The fate of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates hangs in the balance, as the South African government, for the third time in a row, has made it very clear that the Dalai Lama should give up on his visa application.