The Africa Institute of South Africa will host an Africa Expo and an international conference as part of its Africa Week programme. The event aims to create international awareness of African affairs and culture, and highlight trade, investment and tourism opportunities within the continent.
• Brics a boost to Brand SA
South Africa hosts the 21st World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town from 4 to 6 May, where African heads of state and government will exchange views with businesspeople on how Africa can position itself as a key player in the world's emerging markets.
• SA fields strong team at Davos 2011
The Southern African Development Community is expecting its biggest ever investment of Chinese money in the region when representatives from China’s major industries travel to South Africa in May 2011 for a trade forum.
• South Africa at 2011 BRICS summit
South African president Jacob Zuma addressed the plenary session of the third BRICS summit in China, saying that the emerging new world order aims at securing shared prosperity for all, and places tremendous value on development.
• Looking south and east for growth