Rare earth metals are minerals which are very hard to extract and in which China is one of the world’s biggest supplier of, these metals are used in various products like mobile phone cameras and automobile catalytic converters. The US is one of the world’s biggest consumers of rare earth metals coming from China. Media […]
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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has come into effect legally, however, countries that have ratified have a month to decide how the agreement will work. 24 out of 54 African countries have signed the agreement, Africa’s biggest economy, Nigeria is yet to sign. The AfCFTA will make Africa the largest free trade area […]
The ICC 2019 Males Cricket World Cup starts tomorrow with the opening game between South Africa and co-host England at the Oval. South Africa’s Proteas will once again be looking to shake off the chocker’s label by making a great showing and winning the tournament. The Proteas coach Ottis Gibson, Barbadian who lived in England […]
South Africa has finally made the carbon tax an official law, first drafted in 2010 the law has had a long road in getting approval, with 3 postponements due to mining companies, steel manufactures and even government owned enterprises disputing the law saying it will hurt profits and push up costs. South Africa being one […]
The Trade war between the US and China has spilled over in to the tech industry, with the US claiming that China’s advancement in 5G technology is a national security threat which resulting the banning of Chinese tech company Huawei. The ban which prevents Huawei from accessing US made Hardware and Software services could lead […]
The New Development Bank has the potential to change the world of development finance, says Professor Karin Costa Vazquez, in an article on the Financial Express. Prof. Vazquez is the Assistant Dean for Global Engagement, Executive Director, Center for African, Latin American and Caribbean Studies at School of International Affairs, O.P Jindal Global University. The […]
US President Donald Trump travelled to Japan to meet with Prime Minister Shino Abe for a four day visit which started on Saturday. On the agenda will be the new US-Japan trade deal, the new raising in tension with North Korea. The US-North Korea deal seems to be back in the improbable category even though […]
British Prime Minster Theresa May’s failure to pass any deal on BREXIT has left her with no options but to announce her resignation and is expected to stay in office until the end of July. In her resignation address she stated that she will official resign 7 June and will remain as interim prime minister […]
25 May 2019 will mark The 56th Africa Day, established in 1963 when the then independent African States met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Africa Day is therefore a symbol of Liberation and the fight for Human Rights, It also a day to acknowledge African heritage. South African on the 25 May will also have the 6th […]
The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu, has received a Letter of Assignment from Ms Nardos Bekele-Thomas following her appointment as the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator to South Africa, the highest-ranking UN official in the country. Ms Bekele-Thomas is a direct representative of the UN Secretariat and her role includes, but is […]
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