A look at China’s big plans for Limpopo and why locals should be concerned

China is set to construct a massive industrial zone in Limpopo over the next five years China and South Africa have entered into a large-scale industrial agreement which will take root in Limpopo over the next five years. Much has been written about South Africa’s power pandemic, which currently sits uneasily at the crossroads of sustainable production and ethical liability. … Read More

Local South African Economic Conditions

Series: Adverse International and Local Conditions for Sub-Saharan Africa (Part 5) As the world economy spirals into crisis stage, with fully-fledged deglobalisation and a new round of financial turmoil, the South African context is just as foreboding.

Africa’s Renewed Crises of Unbalanced Trade, Disinvestment, Debt

Series: Adverse International and Local Conditions for Sub-Saharan Africa (Part 4) In addition to China, Africa is meant to be one of the most critical markets for South Africa’s SEZs, and attracting other investment, trade and finance to the continent was one justification for entering the BRICS bloc, according to Jacob Zuma and his colleagues.