Connecting Africa to China
WHO gives Sinovac the all-clear
The leading public health authority, the World Health Organisation (WHO), has officially approved the Chinese-developed Sinovac Biotech Covid vaccine. The vaccine, which has seen use in more than 30 countries, received the WHO’s emergency use status last Tuesday. This means it can now be considered by COVAX, the global... Read more
China is winning the technology innovation game
China has changed its reputation from global factory to the centre of technology innovation  Government initiatives such as “Made in China” encourages innovation China is already far ahead of the rest of the globe in sectors such as e-commerce, financial technology and transport, says Johnny Hon, Chinese angel investor... 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
China revising its “Made in China 2025” plans
China is considering to postpone its “Made in China 2025” technology plan that aims to develop local expertise and skills and reduce the nation’s reliance on foreign technology. According to sources that spoke to Bloomberg, the country is revising its plans to become an advanced manufacturing leader within a... Read more