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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

South Africa ready for Forum on China – Africa Cooperation Summit

Forum on China - Africa Cooperation Summit to take place in South Africa in December Chinese President Xi Jinping is Africa bound for a December meeting with African heads set to take place in Johannesburg,...

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...

China NGO Network Holds Pre-FOCAC Exchange Seminar

China NGO Network for International Exchanges and Stellenbosch University of South Africa jointly has been holding an exchange seminar on the FOCAC summit and beyond, in Cape Town, ahead of the commencement of the...

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 -...

China’s roadmap for the world

The Great Hall of the People is an impressive structure. Standing at 46 metres high and stretching 356 metres in length, it makes up an area of ​​170,000 square metres. In 1959, more than 30,000...