Southern Africa: Botswana / Lesotho / Namibia / South Africa / Swaziland
The Russian task force, consisting of missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov, medium sea tanker Vyazma and the rescue tug SB-406, will take part in the first joint drills with the navies of South Africa and China.
Once again, Vietnam demands China to immediately stop its violations, withdraw its survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8 from Vietnam’s territorial waters and not to repeat similar actions, the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said.
Traders at the Myanmar-China border were encouraged to use the kyat and renminbi as the main means of commerce and exchange at a financial workshop organised by the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC) and the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI), last week.
The New Development Bank (NDB) has approved four new infrastructure and development projects with loans totaling $1.4 billion. New investments bring the BRICS bank's portfolio to 42 projects worth $11.6 billion.
SOUTH Africa’s volatile Rand currency is bearing the brunt of escalating trade tensions between China and the United States as well as possibilities of agencies downgrading the country’s sovereign rating.
The Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture has proposed for the amendment of the Constitution that clarifies that expropriation without compensation may be necessary in limited circumstances.
PRESIDENT Mnangagwa is in Namibia on a three-day State visit, which coincides with the signing of seven bilateral agreements between Harare and Windhoek.
Mozambique's Minister of Industry and Commerce Ragendra de Sousa has accused South Africa, Malawi and Zimbabwe of creating administrative difficulties that have prevented Mozambican companies from exporting their products under the SADC Protocol, Verdade reports.