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Twenty years of diplomatic relations between China and South Africa a major contributor to local economic and social transformation

South Africa-China Economic and Trade Association (SACETA) hosted Chinese and South African delegates for the official release of the 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report of Chinese-Funded Enterprises in South Africa. At the launch event, Chairman of the Association and General Manager of China Construction Bank Corporation, Zhang Jinguo shared that the report depicts the on-going […]

South Africa exits technical recession

This is the good news we’ve had to wait months for. After being dumped into the doldrums of a recession back in September, South Africa has rallied after a quarter of positive growth. GDP Stats: South Africa is officially out of recession The country’s GDP has improved by 2.2% over the last three months, as […]

SA President warns BRICS Governing Parties of nationalism

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa warned BRICS governing parties gathered at the Sheraton Hotel in Pretoria of the dangers of nationalism. This he did on Tuesday in the opening of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) political dialogue. Ramaphosa further said that BRICS should work towards multilateralism. RELATED: ANC hosts governing parties from […]

South Africa-China meeting on People to People Exchange

South Africa’s Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa and China Vice Premier Su Chulan co-chaired a meeting on South Africa-China High-Level-People-to-People Exchange Mechanisms (PPEM). The meeting held on Monday was the second meeting since the launch of the PPEM a over a year ago. China and South Africa bilateral relations have been fruitful and […]

ANC hosts governing parties from BRICS member states

South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress (ANC) is hosting governing parties from BRICS member states . The parties will be in dialogue from today,  4 to 6 December at the Sheraton Hotel in Pretoria. Aimed at discussing establishing solutions to economic and challenges in each country, the dialogue will bring together 200 delegates […]

International disability day 2018

December 3 is international disability day which aims to bring light to persons with disabilities, this year’s theme is “Inclusiveness and Equality”. The United Nations General Assembly passed resolution 47/3 in 1992. The day aims to increase awareness of disabilities in social, cultural, economic and political life. It’s also a timely reminder as the likelihood […]

Highlights of the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

The Global Citizen Festival brought together actors, musicians and celebrities from South Africa and the USA in raising money and awareness on international poverty. Hosted in Johannesburg, South Africa on 02 December. The festival also paid tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela’s legacy as this year South Africa celebrated 100 years since his […]

BRICS Leaders pay tribute to George HW Bush

Tributes continue to pour for US 41st President who led the country through the end of the cold war and launched a campaign to drive Saddam Hussein’s forces from Kuwait. The former President’s contribution to international relations have been commended by leaders from around the world. Here’s what leaders of BRICS Nations had to say: […]