Limpopo, South Africa – China deal

It was reported in Noseweek that Ramaphosa personally signed the deal on his visit to China in October 2019.    There was a thought or question, was this recklessness, a measure of the government’s desperation?  As standard practice, the labour to construct and run the multiple power stations and smelters (tax free) will be Chinese. … Continue reading Limpopo, South Africa – China deal

Masks … and … – “made in China”

What a coincidence?   Many companies in China, including underwear and ship makers, have transformed their businesses to cater to the rising demand for masks amid the coronavirus epidemic. Now, a new participant has joined the list: China's leading new energy vehicle manufacturer BYD.   In BYD's Baolong industrial garden in the southern metropolis of Shenzhen, Guangdong… Continue reading Masks … and … – “made in China”

Repatriation of South Africans from Wuhan, Hubei, China

  Cyril Ramaphosa has directed the repatriation of South African citizens from Wuhan city in Hubei province, China. Cabinet has decided on this course of action after due consideration of the circumstances, and following several requests from the families of South Africans in the city.   Daar sal 'n poging van die regering aangewend word om… Continue reading Repatriation of South Africans from Wuhan, Hubei, China

Parliament briefing from PRC – Coronavirus – 2019-nCoV

25 February 2020 The Portfolio Committee on Tourism and the Portfolio Committee on Health today received a briefing from the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) on the impact of the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (NCV) which has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organisation (WHO). *… Continue reading Parliament briefing from PRC – Coronavirus – 2019-nCoV

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

China and South Africa – trade and “gateway” (Africa and CT route)

So 'n wyle gelede was dit in die nuus dat Mandaryn deel word van die opvoeding van die kinders.   En so 'n jaar of wat voor dit het heelwat swart elite, veral in Zoeloeland klem geplaas op die aanleer van die taal van die Chinese.   Was Zwelithini behoorlik ingelig en al hierdie wetgewings wat ons… Continue reading China and South Africa – trade and “gateway” (Africa and CT route)