The world recently celebrated the 100th birth anniversary of the late South African leader and iconic figure Nelson Mandela. Madiba born July 18, 1918, became a global symbol for human rights and freedom in the fight for the liberation of the land and Africans from repressive White minority rulers and their system of apartheid.
China and South Africa urged fellow BRICS governments on Wednesday to fight protectionism and promote multilateral global trade in the face of tariff threats by U.S. President Donald Trump that threaten global trade. Trump's warnings have given Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa fresh impetus to enhance trade cooperation, and officials at a three-day summit that kicked off in Johannesburg on Wednesday found a collective voice championing global trade.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is one of several heads of state who has been invited to attend the summit. The 10th summit of BRICS countries opened on July 25 in Johannesburg, South Africa, with discussions expected to focus on developing international trade wars.
Jinping is in the country to attend t… . South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, right, shakes hand with Chinese President Xi Jinping after a joint press conference at the government's Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group, on why anti-OPEC legislation is bad for America and its partners in Africa. Find the full story at africaoilandpower.com JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA, July 24, 2018 / EINPresswire.com / — By NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group Throughout the years I spent as an undergraduate and law school student in the U.S., one of the things I truly admired was American ingenuity.
As the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa bloc comes to Johannesburg from July 25-27, local debate about the ideologies, strategies and tactics of outsiders is getting hotter. A teach-in on July 23-24 and protest on July 26 highlight 'brics from below' perspectives.
Visiting South Africa confirms that beyond never missing an opportunity to miss an opportunity, Palestinians have a history of misreading history. Just as the Palestinians blew their chance for a state in the 1990s by choosing dictatorship and terrorism over democracy and negotiations, they're now drawing noxious lessons from South Africa's history.
The re-branding of Barclays Bank across 12 markets in Africa including Uganda to Absa Group Limited has kicked off following shareholders' vote to reduce its shareholding in Barclays Africa Group Limited from 62.3 per cent to 14.9 per cent. Rainher Ojon interviewed Ms Maria Ramos, the chief executive officer of Absa, on what will change after this brand name change which is subject to regulatory country approvals by 2020.
A few days ago, in South Africa–the Rainbow Nation-as their late president famously tagged it-dignitaries and ordinary citizens from around the world are joining hundreds of thousands of South Africans for their highly anticipated Global Citizens Festival, in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of their late President, Mr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. From all indications, the festivities are definitely star-studded.
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