Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

BRICS Parliaments adopt a Time-Table for Consultations to Finalise the Establishment of a BRICS Parliamentary Forum to Enhance Collaboration as Proposed by South Africa

Speaker Mbete said, so much needs to be done to translate the ideals that inspired BRICS parliamentarians to work closer together on matters of common interest

Speakers of BRICS Parliaments, have given a preliminary nod to a proposal of the South Africa to formally establish a BRICS Parliamentary Forum by March 2019 in South Africa. Speaker of the South African National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete, convened a meeting of BRICS Parliamentarians at the Kempinski Hotel in…

Source: The Zimbabwean |

Zim general warns on foreign bases in Djibouti

One of Zimbabwe’s most senior soldiers and a key US congressman say trouble may be coming to the Horn of Africa

Major General Trust Magoba – who now serves as a special advisor to the African Union office for Peace and Security – has raised concern at foreign interference on the continent. “The establishment foreign bases and the involvement of external forces in the conflicts on the Horn of Africa is…

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Merck Foundation plans to conduct 5th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” in Dakar, Senegal

Merck foundation will celebrate 350th Anniversary of Merck and the 1st anniversary of Merck foundation during their Luminary

5th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” will be conducted under the patronage of The President of Senegal, H.E. MACKY SALL; Merck foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) will celebrate 350th Anniversary of Merck and the 1st anniversary of Merck foundation during their Luminary; 14 African First Ladies, 20 Ministers of Health and More…

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Source: CAJ News Africa |

Disgraced Chinese tycoon building Angola’s new airport

Sam Pa, the 60-year-old businessman who is synonymous with controversy in the continent, is back in the spotlight in Angola

The construction of a new major airport in Angola is confirmation of a disgraced Chinese billionaire’s clutch on infrastructure projects in the economically-struggling Southern African country and his infamous influence in the continent’s political crises and human rights violations. Sam Pa, the 60-year-old businessman who is synonymous with controversy in the…

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Source: African Energy Chamber |

Africa’s Oil Sector Continues to Rebound and Strengthen its Voice Through the African Energy Chamber

Record membership and solids fundraising for the African Energy Chamber in August and September 2018; Local content push with Senegalese Prime Minister Mahammed Dionne

As the leading and most influential advocacy group for the majority of the companies and workers in the continent’s oil and gas sector, the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) has announced that the African oil industry continues to be strong and is rebounding well.  The rebound in global commodity prices has…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

Public lecture by Deputy Minister Reginah Mhaule on the Outcomes of the 10th Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Johannesburg Summit at the Sol Plaatjie University, Kimberley, Northern Cape, 19 September 2018

Public lecture by Deputy Minister Reginah Mhaule on the Outcomes of the 10th BRICS Johannesburg Summit at the Sol Plaatjie University, Kimberley, Northern Cape, 19 September 2018 : Our Programme Director, Prof Mary Jean Baxen, Prof Collin Miruka, Prof Patrick Fitzgerald, Members of Senate and Council present, MEC of Education,…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

South Africa companies arrive in Russia to seek export opportunities

The Chief Executive Officer of Snow Bliss, Ms Karin Opperman said as a cocktail manufacturing company they are hoping to find importers and distributors for their cocktails, spices, wine and jello shots for the Russian market

The South African business delegation that will take part in the World Food Moscow from today until 20 September 2018 has arrived in Russia to seek export opportunities in the local agro-processing market. The objective of the national pavilion that will be set up by the Department of Trade and…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

Western Cape companies eager to explore Russian Market

The pavilion is also expected to generate greater returns for the South African agro-processing and related industries at the show and within the Russian market

Two Western Cape-based companies, The Bridge of Hope Wines and SalemCo International are eager to explore the Russian market and expand their footprint using the World Food Moscow exhibition scheduled to take place in Russia from 17-20 September 2018. The two companies, will be part of the twenty-five companies that…

Source: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation |

Press release on developments in Libya

Moscow is seriously concerned over the new outburst of the internal strife in Tripoli

Moscow continues closely watching the developments in Libya and its capital. Regrettably, far from being stabilised, the situation there is gravitating towards deterioration. Recent serious clashes between different local groups in Tripoli have already taken a heavy casualty toll, including among civilians. According to incoming reports, heavy artillery was used…