China in Africa: Another BRIC in the wall?. Herman Wasserman. Look at SA in relation to other BRICS countries, as mediated in news media South Africa a recent entrant to BRICS club of emerging nations – renewed media focus on relationship with other BRICS nations
China in Africa: Another BRIC in the wall?
Picture of China in SA media not as negative as would have expected from literature
Improving over last years
Economic opportunities offered by China received most attention
Suggest SA media largely business-oriented in its coverage of BRICS relationships
Economic interest supersedes political interest