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  1. Image-makers in demand as Africa changes its face

    Posted Sep 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Karen Palmer

    ... is in people's minds.' South Africa spends about US$3 million a year building its brand, which showcases everything from the economy to local musicians to tourism potential. 'You've got ... Karen Palmer in Accra, Ghana Stability offers a chance to launch 'brand' campaigns What's the first thing that comes to mind about South Africa? Safaris? Mandela? Apartheid? ...

  2. Close encounters with nature in South Africa

    Posted Aug 24th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Eight Hong Kong students left for South Africa on Tuesday on an eight-day trip that will offer a unique cultural and educational experience in the sprawling wilderness. The International ... offers a valuable opportunity for participants to learn more about South Africa and its people, while enjoying the country's spectacular wildlife and scenery. The Hong Kong students, aged 17 ...

  3. Chance to visit South Africa

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... You may have the chance to go to South Africa with young people from other Asian countries this summer. Cathay Pacific Airways is inviting applications for the Cathay Pacific International Wilderness Experience 2006, in which young people from around the Asia-Pacific region will join an educational safari in South Africa from August 22 to 30. The trip, jointly organised by Cathay ...

  4. Coal-to-oil deal with South Africa will cut imports

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Agreement should lead to output of 80,000 barrels a day Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday oversaw the signing of an agreement covering co-operation with South Africa on coal-to-oil technology - a deal expected to help reduce China's oil imports. Before ending his visit to South Africa, Mr Wen was given a presentation on the technology, developed by the world's largest producer ...

  5. South Africa's Chinese seek armed protection from crime spree

    Posted Feb 08th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A security team will be set up to protect Chinese living in South Africa after the murder of two businesspeople and a factory worker since Saturday. Li Xinzhu, head ... in the leg during the robbery. The day before, Chen Jingmin, 23, was shot in the head during a robbery at a Johannesburg factory. Mr Li, also president of the Fujian Association in South Africa, said ...

  6. South Africa- The First Man, The Last Nation

    Posted Apr 30th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb South Africa- The First Man, The Last Nation by R.W. Johnson Phoenix, $120 In any international vote, to host the World Cup or the Olympics, or to be secretary-general of the 189-member UN, wooing Africa means 50 votes from the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). Academic-turned-journalist R.W. Johnson has raised hackles in his native South Africa by pointing out ...

  7. Zijin Mining enters South Africa with 20pc stake in Ridge

    Posted Oct 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... in South Africa's precious metals industry, the world's biggest. The Hong Kong-listed gold miner will pay GBP8.2 million (HK$119.6 million), or 45 pence a share, for a 20 per cent stake in London-listed Ridge, which runs platinum and nickel mines in South Africa, Ridge said. The price represents a premium of 40.6 per cent to Ridge's closing price of 32 pence on Friday. Zijin has ...

  8. Universal schooling creates its own problems in Africa

    Posted Sep 09th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... but we are closer. It doesn't mean we give up. We work at it and get closer. In some countries huge strides are being made.' He cites China, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and South Africa ... and Educational Studies, well prepared him for the administrative part of the job, he said in an interview from his new office. His new post also reconnects him with his old passion for Africa where ...

  9. Into Africa

    Posted Sep 20th 2006, 12:00am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... the Chinese are pumping billions of dollars into Africa's economy. And with a successful legacy of raising millions of its own populace out of poverty, China is to some observers becoming ... in Africa is being damaged, Premier Wen Jiabao announced in June a quota limit on Chinese textile exports after complaints from countries, including South Africa, that hundreds of thousands ...

  10. Middle East mobile chief has sky-high ambitions

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Michael

    ... markets,' Mr Sawiris said. But OT is not alone on the acquisition trail. In one of the biggest recent takeover deals, South African company MTN said it would buy Dubai- and London-listed Middle East ... also gives MTN a presence in 21 countries in Africa and the Middle East and a subscriber base from 23 million to 28 million- against 11 million before the deal. Meanwhile, Investcom withdrew ...




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