Category - Southern African News Features

Africa, China aim for deeper cooperation

The announcement that Africa and China will work together to align their development plans presents another key milestone in relations between the People’s Republic of China and the emerging continental giant, Africa.

Industrialisation to headline BRICS summit

The forthcoming 10th BRICS Summit in South Africa provides an opportunity for southern Africa and the rest of the continent to strengthen ties with some of the emerging economies of the world.

BRICS to broaden cooperation with non-members

by Tanaka Chitsa – SANF 17 no 46 The announcement by the BRICS countries that their summit, which opened 3 September in Xiamen City, China will consider the need to broaden cooperation with non-members is a welcome development for Africa to strengthen partnership with developed and emerging economies.

BRICS bank to unlock Africa’s economic potential

by Nyarai Kampilipili in Pretoria, South Africa The launch of a regional development bank by the BRICS countries to service the African continent is a positive development that is expected to unlock the continent’s socio-economic potential.

BRICS – A key player in global affairs

by Tanaka Chitsa There is need to intensify global efforts to address and close the widening gap between rich and poor countries, which continue to affect sustainable development.