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Former Nigerian president Obasanjo on FOCAC

The landmark Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, FOCAC Summit begins on December 4th to the 5th in Johannesburg, South Africa. President Xi Jinping and his counterpart Jacob Zuma will co-chair the summit on Friday and Saturday. African...

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...

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...

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...

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...

China’s Role in Building Africa’s Transport Network

  The transport network is a basic component of development for any country and as such, China has helped Africa lay a basic foundation for its development. Many African countries have benefited from such projects...

FOCAC Summit to set new goals for China-Africa Partnership

African and Chinese leaders are due to meet later this week in Johannesburg. That's for the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation summit. The summit's aimed at setting new goals for the partnership between China and Africa -...

Chinese President Xi Jinping Arrives in Zimbabwe to Begin Africa Trip

Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Zimbabwe as he begins his trip to Africa where he is expected to sign major deals. President Xi’s visit to Zimbabwe is the first by a Chinese president...

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...

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...