Virtual international forum on South Africa-China Tourism Cooperation

Prof Tshilidzi Marwala Mr Amos Mahlalela Minister Li Zhigang Mr Xie Jinying Mr Liu Shijun On Wednesday 4 August 2021, the UJCI, in collaboration with the Centre for Africa-China Studies and the UJ School of Tourism and Hospitality (STH), hosted a Virtual International Forum titled ‘South Africa-China Tourism Cooperation: Opening New horizons’. SUPPORTING INSTITUTIONS The…

Iranian Ambassador addresses seminar on Iran-US crisis

On Monday 17 February 2020, CACS, in collaboration with the UJ Library, hosted a public seminar on ‘The Iran-US Crisis: Implications for Iran-SA Relations’. The main speaker was H.E. Mr Mohsen Movahhedi Ghomi, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to South Africa. It was chaired by Professor Suzy Graham of the Department of Politics…

Seminar on Zambia

On Thursday 5 March 2020, the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) and CACS hosted a seminar entitled ‘The state of Zambian democracy and China-Zambina relations’. The seminar was led by Dr Emmanuel Matambo, a senior CACS researcher. About Emmanuel Matambo Dr Emmanuel Matambo started his tertiary education at Saint Joseph’s Theological Institute in Hilton,…

CACS seminar on Russia-Africa relations

Exactly a year after its launch, the Centre for Africa-China Studies at the University of Johannesburg hosted a public seminar on ‘Russia-Africa Relations in the 21st Century: Renewed Focus and Engagement’, with H.E. Mr Ilya Igorevich Rogachev, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to South Africa and Lesotho, as the main speaker. The discussant was Dr…

Conference on Africa-China industrial and infrastructural cooperation

On 18 and 19 September, the UJCI and the China-Africa Joint Research and Exchange Program held a two-day conference on ‘Understanding Africa-China Industrial and Infrastructural Cooperation: Drivers and Prospects’. The speakers, presenters and discussants included academics and other analysts as well as policy-malers and planners form Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, and the…

CACS seminar on Zimbabwe’s challenges and prospects

[divider_flat] On Thursday 15 August 2019, the UJ Centre for Africa-China Studies (CACS), in collaboration with the UJ Library, hosted a public seminar on ‘A New Dispensation Tackling Accumulated Challenges: Understanding Zimbabwe’s Future Prospects’. The speaker was H.E. Mr David Hamadziripi, Ambassador of the Republic of Zimbabwe to the Republic of South Africa. The moderator…

CACS seminar on Sino-SA relations in the UNSC

From left to right are Prof Peng Yi, Ambassador Welile Nhlapo, Dr David Monyae, Ambassador Lin Songtian, Dr Sithembile Mbete, Adv Doctor Mashabane, and a political counsellor in the Chinese Embassy. Image: The Visual Studio. CACS seminar asks critical questions about cooperation between Sino-South African cooperation in the UN Security Council On Thursday 16 May…

Seminar on SA and China at the UN Security Council

[divider_flat]On Thursday 16 May 2019, the Centre for Africa-China Studies (CACS) hosted a seminar on South Africa and China at the UN Security Council. The speakers were Ambassador Welile Nhlapo, former South African Ambassador to the United States; Advocate Doctor Mashabane, Chief Director: United Nations in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO); and…