President Jacob Zuma will lead a South African delegation to the first United States-Africa Leaders' Summit taking place in Washington in August. The summit will seek to build on the closer ties that were forged during US President Barack Obama's three-county African tour last year.
South Africa's Durban International Film Festival initiated a world first on Monday as it began broadcasting a full week of African documentary films to television audiences across sub-Saharan Africa.
The new Brics development bank, through its Africa branch in South Africa, will mobilise resources for "transformational" infrastructure development projects that will boost the continent's integration, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.
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