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Bonding over bourses

Stock exchanges in Shanghai and Johannesburg embarked on a new cooperative project in August that will encourage more equity investments

Following the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-Shanghai Stock Exchange memorandum of understanding in September 2012, the inaugural South Africa-China Capital Market Forum was held at t...


Security climbs the agenda

Tokyo plans to increase its security presence in Africa next year and Prime Minister Abe discussed piracy and terrorism when in Djibouti in August

In response to the January 2013 attack on the In Amenas gas plant in Algeria, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to spend a chunk of Tokyo’s 2014 defence budget on launching a m...


The numbers game

The government's White Paper on Africa reported that trade rose to a new record of US$198.5 bn. in 2012, but the report lacks the detail other governments provide

China’s trade and investment in Africa continues to rise rapidly since it became the continent’s largest trading partner in 2009, new Chinese government statistics show...


Trade levels rise and rise

New statistics show continued high rates of growth in Asia-Africa trade, as African economies become more entwined with the BRICs

Africa’s trade with Asia’s major economies has gone from strength to strength, as trade with China and India continues to grow much faster than trade with the United St...


Africa and the great Chinese slowdown

As Nigerian exporters have trouble selling crude in the United States because of the fracking revolution and South African economists study movements of China’s yuan for their impact on the rand, Africa’s economies are ever more strongly linked to Asia’s.

As Nigerian exporters have trouble selling crude in the United States because of the fracking revolution and South African economists study movements of China’s yuan for thei...


Africa's bidding war

Tokyo used its conference to show that Japan's aid and its private sector can compete with China and India in Africa

At the Fifth Tokyo International Conference for African Development, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government pledged ¥3.2 trillion (US$32 billion) in public and private fu...


Spotlight on Queensway Group

China International Fund's former parent company, Dayuan International Development, is ordered by a judge to hand over its books to a former director

A high-profile Hong Kong court case could reveal more details about the business dealings of the secretive China International Fund and China Sonangol. Nicknamed the ‘88 Quee...


TICAD V: An agenda for business

TICAD attendees will discuss how to get the Japanese private sector involved in African development and how to fight against piracy and instability

Japan will roll out its plan for the next five-year phase of African engagement at the Fifth Tokyo International Conference for African Development in Yokohama on 1-3 June. Boostin...

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Angry envoys

Seoul is developing new initiatives to bolster its African diplomacy but is inadvertently ruffling feathers with perceived errors in protocol

Ahead of the late May visits to Seoul of Presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Armando Guebuza of Mozambique, new President Park Geun-hye declared that South Korea must shape it...


Lu’s broadside at Western policy

China’s top Africa policymaker, Lu Shaye, took to the pages of the officially sanctioned China International Studies in March to slam the interventions by Western governments in Ce...


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