Tag Archive 'China'

Mar 25 2009

For the record (and my archive)

Published by under Companies,More News

On 1 April Stephen Chan, professor of international relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies, will address the SA Business Club in London on the topic Chinese investment in Africa

To all who will be attending the address: Here is a nice background article on the topic.

And now I have it in my archive for easy reference when next I write on the topic “The Chinese in Africa”.

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Mar 16 2009

China may take stake in Richemont, LVMH

Published by under Companies,Top Stories

Rumours are flying in the Chinese media that China Investment Corporation (CIC), with reserves of $200 billion, is considering stakes in luxury goods firms such as LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Richemont or PPR, reported the German business daily Handelsblatt this morning. [Read on]

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Sep 20 2008

MIH in JV with state-owned company in China

Published by under Companies

Wow, look at this

Then look at this, and you’ll know the news of the JV should not have surprised you. [Read on]

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Sep 10 2008

Cold War II: now in a cinema near you

Published by under Opinion,South Africa

First published on my old blog on 11/12/2007. 

Last week’s EU/Africa Summit produced one especially big disappointment: It made clear that some (quite a few?) of Africa’s leaders were still caught in the mindset of the Cold War era.  [Read on]

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