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BRICS ministers say AfCTA an important step to economic integration of Africa

PRETORIA, June 5 – The ministers of foreign affairs of BRICS countries on Monday, commended African countries and the African Union (AU) on the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as an important step to economic integration on the continent. Trump undermining global trade and economic growth – BRICS ministers The ministers of foreign […]

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Trump undermining global trade and economic growth – BRICS ministers

JOHANNESBURG, June 5 – The foreign ministers of the BRICS emerging economies have criticized what they call a “new wave of protectionism,” in reference to US President Donald Trump’s tough trade negotiations with key economic partners. The envoys from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa referred to “unilateral measures that are incompatible with” international […]

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Chinese companies commit to invest US10 billion in Limpopo SEZ, says dti

PRETORIA, May 26 – The Limpopo Economic Development Agency (Leda) has signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with nine Chinese companies who have committed to investing more than US10 billion in the Musina-Makhado special economic zone (SEZ), the trade and industry department (dti) said on Saturday. The signing ceremonies of […]

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South Africa celebrates 20 years of diplomatic ties with China

JOHANNESBURG, January 9 – President Jacob Zuma on Monday expressed his well wishes on the occasion of 20 years of diplomatic relations with China, saying that these relations should be further reinforced and more opportunities explored to create a win-win cooperation for both Republics. In a statement, Zuma said: “The Government and the people of […]

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China urges South Africa not to lose sight of Madiba’s vision

PRETORIA, December 5 – South Africa and the rest of the African continent should not lose sight of the great vision of its forebears like global icon and former president Nelson Mandela who made abundant sacrifices, particularly towards equality, China’s recently appointed ambassador to South Africa, Lin Songtian said on Tuesday. “President Mandela was a great […]