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.
Category - Southern African News Features
African and Chinese leaders are set to review and advance cooperation when they meet in Beijing in early September to prepare a new action plan for mutual and sustainable development.
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.
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.
by Nyarai Kampilipili and Tanaka Chitsa in Beijing, China Economic ties between Africa and China are well documented and have grown at a faster rate than most other partnerships.
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.
by Kizito Sikuka One of the success stories of the contemporary Chinese socio-economic transformation is its local administrative system which gives local governments some autonomy to take charge of their development agenda.
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.
by Tanaka Chitsa Global leaders will meet in mid-May to discuss a new Chinese-led initiative to develop a seamless infrastructure network connecting Asia, Europe and Africa.
by Tanaka Chitsa China has pledged to continue with an active role in promoting global socio-economic development and considers Africa as an important partner in reforming world affairs.