China is There for Africans
by PD Lawton 24 March 2020
Back in January when Covid-19 was spreading across China, messages of solidarity were pouring in from Africans across the continent. Many events were held across Africa, such as `health walks`, to raise money and awareness of what the Chinese … Read the rest
Food self-sufficiency, which is a national security priority, in this age of out sized and exaggerated globalization, has worsened in the majority of African nations over the last several decades. Not only does this jeopardize the health and existence of society, but it drains nation’s foreign reserves with mega-food import … Read the rest
re posted from iol.co.za
While South Africa is navel-gazing, Zimbabwe is facing starvation
South Africans might be transfixed by our own domestic crises of load shedding, deepening unemployment, stagnant growth and a bankrupt national airline, but across our border in Zimbabwe half the population is facing acute hunger.
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Namibia Opens Southern Africa`s Gateway to International Maritime Trade along the Belt and Road Initiative
Walvis Bay, image: miningreview
by PD Lawton , 4 August 2019
Despite the worst drought in many years,despite various embargoes and despite severe poverty these are happy and hopeful times in Namibia. This ancient and … Read the rest
Source: New China TV
LIVE: Chinese-built container terminal inaugurated in Namibia
Streamed live on 2 Aug 2019
LIVE: A Chinese-built new container terminal is inaugurated at Namibia’s Walvis Bay.
The modernized port, located on Africa’s western coast, will facilitate transit between southern Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
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re posted from EXECUTIVE INTELLIGENCE REVIEW
This article appears in the June 28, 2019 issue of Executive Intelligence Review.
African High-Speed Rail Finance Requires LaRouche Four-Power Pact
Nigeria Railway Corporation
Nigeria is bustling with railway construction, including new standard gauge lines,
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This year has seen a multi-billion dollar mining deal signed between the government of Zimbabwe and the Chinese company Tsingshan.
Mvuma will be the site of a 2 million tonne steel manufacturing plant which will produce 1 million tonnes of carbon steel and 1 million tonnes of stainless steel.
A … Read the rest
re posted from Xinhuanet.com
Zimbabwe’s platinum mine commissions smelter
Source: Xinhua| 2019-05-16 23:45:07|Editor: Li Xia
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa (R, front) officially opens a smelter at Anglo American’s Unki Platinum Mine in Shurugwi, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe, May 16, 2019. South Africa-based Anglo American Platinum on Thursday
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re posted from Executive Intelligence Review
Zimbabwe Launches Zingsa National Space Agency
July 11, 2018 (EIRNS)—With the goal of advancing the country’s research and innovation, Zimbabwe yesterday launched its own space agency, Zimbabwe National Geospatial and Space Agency, or Zingsa. The aim is to enhance the nation’s capabilities to … Read the rest
re posted from The Schiller Institute
Schiller Institute Conference • Bad Soden • June 30 – July 1, 2018
How the Belt and Road Initiative is Changing Africa
The second panel of the conference was devoted to changes spawned by the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI), as the … Read the rest