Month: May 2013

Weekly news

Weekly news update: 11/04/2013 to 17/05/2013

Top Stories:   Xi touts opportunity for co-op with Africa – China Daily (CHN) CAN comment: Mozambique is one of the fastest growing economies in Africa and has huge potential to grow further due to significant gas and coal reserves in the country. While major Chinese and multinational companies are competing for a […]

Weekly news

Weekly news update: 04/04/2013 to 10/05/2013

Top Stories:   Africa should have strategy for China – Prof. Ncube – Ghana Business News (GHN) CAN comment: Wise words from Professor Mthuli Ncube, Chief Economist and Vice President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), “we should see Africa’s manufacturing sector beginning to make different parts for various final goods which are produced […]

Weekly news

Weekly update: 27/04/2013 to 03/05/2013

Top Stories:    China can do more for Africa – Daily Monitor (UGA) CAN comment: Interesting to see another well reasoned article asking the question of whether China’s influence is entirely positive. The article raises an interesting question as to the sustainability of China’s support for dictators when opposition forces eventually come into […]