Naspers, the Cape Town-based multinational, made an bet on a loss-making Chinese Internet company more than a decade ago.
An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.
Lying under white blossoms in a cemetery in southwestern Dar es Salaam are 69 tombs. They have been there for more than three decades and are a reminder of the strong friendship between Africa and China.
Tazara was not the first construction work China carried out in Africa, but the symbolism of China-Africa friendship during hard times created by this railway is irreplaceable and has been treasured by the two peoples for nearly half a century.
Durban summit is BRICS' first on continent, and members hope to deepen involvement in Africa.
As the youngest president elected in Kenya, 51-year-old Kenyatta vows more stable and sustainable development in his term.
Millions of Kenyans faced a sleepless night as they prepared for votes in the historic national election.
As African countries look for closer integration, building infrastructure is seen as pivotal, and China is playing a key role.
Amid the crisis in Mali, leaders contemplated what Pan-Africanism has meant to the continent.
Along the narrow streets often streaming with slow-moving vehicles in the Ugandan capital, distinctive Chinese elements flashed by as we entered the city.
An increasing number of Chinese are alarmed by the deteriorating security situation for African wildlife and interested in contributing to campaigns.