Connecting Africa to China
China helps Zimbabwe upscale lithium mining capacity
Huayou, the Chinese chemicals and minerals firm, says it expects to create 1 000 new job opportunities for local Zimbabweans during the construction and development phase of the new Arcadia lithium project. The announcement came after the Tongxiang-based company acquired the project from several Prospect Resources Plc shareholders in... Read more
Chines company to recycle Kenyan plastic waste
Chinese firm opens US$45m plastic waste recycling plant in Kenya  Weeco Recycling Company plans to set up another one in Mombasa  Weeco Recycling Company, originally from China, opened the recycling plant in Athi River town in Eastern Kenya. The plant has the capacity to process 2 000 tons of... Read more
Who will the 22nd century belong to?
The 21stcentury is said to belong to China, but the 22ndcentury could be Africa’s The rising of the African Century could be due to rapid Chinese investment coupled with homegrown innovation  Since 2000 China has invested or committed to invest in excess of $359 billion in Africa, according to... Read more
Chinese invest R72m in expanding Cape Town factory
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies praises R72 million investment in Hisense factory in Cape Town  150 jobs created Hisense started producing a television production line in Johannesburg in 2000. This was its first foray into South Africa. In 2013, it expanded to Cape Town with a R350 million... Read more