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China to renew Sino-Africa relations: ambassador

Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Liu Xianfa has vowed to renew and enhance the Sino-Africa relations by implementing the pledges China has made at the recently concluded Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. Liu told...

Talk Africa: Jacob Zuma interview

By co-hosting the first Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit on African soil, South Africa's president Jacob Zuma took on the great responsibility of representing not just his country's agenda, but that of Africa...

South African trade players advocate for value addition

While the state visit by the Chinese president to South Africa saw 26 deals struck valued at $6.5 billion, African and Chinese business people have been meeting at the FOCAC Summit looking for common...

Kenya, the Heart and Gateway of Africa

As the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation goes continues in Johannesburg, here is a closer look at some of the African countries represented by their leaders in Johannesburg. Kenya is East Africa's biggest economy - and...

African leaders praise China’s contribution to the Continent

African leaders at the summit have been praising China's contribution to the Continent, among them Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe. As chair of the African Union, Mugabe spoke directly after President Xi. And delivered a trademark impassioned...

Chinese police unit awarded in Liberia

China and Africa's cooperation stretches across all sectors. Over in Liberia a Chinese police unit was recently awarded UN medals in recognition for their outstanding contribution to peacekeeping. Several top UN, Chinese, and Liberian officials attended...

Year of China in South Africa ending on a high note

Top Chinese and South African musicians have been performing in Cape Town as part of on-going cultural exchanges between the two countries - as the Year of China in South Africa draws to a...

President Xi addresses high-level business forum

China's President Xi Jinping has unveiled a funding package for Africa - worth around sixty billion US dollars. That includes loans, investment - and education and training for thousands of young Africans. The announcement came at...

Chinese President unveils a funding package for Africa

China's President Xi Jinping has unveiled a funding package for Africa, worth around sixty billion US dollars. The package includes loans, investment and education, and training for thousands of young Africans. The announcement came at the...

Ministers hope summit will provide for closer China-Africa cooperation

African and Chinese leaders are preparing to meet on Friday in the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit in Johannesburg. Ahead of that summit, ministers have been engaging in talks. South Africa's International Relations Minister has...