Limpopo – China project – Energy Metallurgical Base

China kon nie wag om so groot hap uit die land te verkry nie - dit het net te maklik gebeur, en mens kan nie anders as om te wonder wat is in ruil hiervoor - ryk neerslae minerale kom hier voor?   Dit wil voorkom of die Chinese basies op die grens tussen Suid-Afrika en… Continue reading Limpopo – China project – Energy Metallurgical Base

The Spy …

  A Chinese spy has risked his life to defect to Australia and is now offering a trove of unprecedented inside intelligence on how China conducts its interference operations abroad.   Wang “William” Liqiang is the first Chinese operative to ever blow his cover. He has revealed the identities of China’s senior military intelligence officers in… Continue reading The Spy …

Coronavirus – China (2019-nCoV)

It is reported on 22 January 2020 that the deadly Wuhan coronavirus, officially called 2019-nCoV, has killed 17 people and infected at least 554 others in China as of Wednesday. The US confirmed its first case, a man in his 30s in Washington state who had visited China.    Scientists are still scrambling to fully understand… Continue reading Coronavirus – China (2019-nCoV)

Russian and Chinese naval vessels heading for South Africa

The Russian Navy is sending its Slava class missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov (055), accompanied by the Project Sliva class rescue tug SB-406 and tanker Vyazma. These vessels left the port of Malabo in Equatorial Guinea on 11 November as part of their long-distance voyage, having departed the Northern Fleet’s main naval base of Severomorsk on… Continue reading Russian and Chinese naval vessels heading for South Africa

South Africa – trade of illicit drugs and trafficking

  It is unbelievable that so many kilograms of drug somehow find its way through our borders and the worst part is the effect it has on our daily lives.  According to the US State Department in their 2017 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report “South Africa is the largest market for illicit drugs and trafficking. … Continue reading South Africa – trade of illicit drugs and trafficking

China in Africa

Chinese debt traps are ensnaring African nations. In some cases, there may be no way out... Is this Bad news for Africa.    CHINA’S increased lending to governments in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the potential to support economic growth, but also amplifies credit risks for countries with already high debt burdens and deteriorating external positions, Moody’s… Continue reading China in Africa

East Africa – Africa Migrations

Die "migrasie" na ander lande word hier amptelik aangeteken, maar die wat "onwettig" deurgaan word nes in Suid-Afrika nie rekord van gehou nie.  By ons, meer as dubbeld as wat ons burgers is in die land - almal soek gratis behuising, medies, dienste, skole, toelaes - 'n hele maatskaplike kontinent wat gedeeltes hier kom afpak.… Continue reading East Africa – Africa Migrations

SAIIA

LET OP WIE DIE BEFONDSING GEE SAIIA - South African Institute of International Affairs In terms of their website, the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) is an independent public policy think tank advancing a well governed, peaceful, economically sustainable and globally engaged Africa.   Their research on foreign policy focuses on regional peace and security,… Continue reading SAIIA