About CACS

The Centre for Africa-China Studies (CACS) is a research institute established within the University of Johannesburg in November 2018. Its purpose is to study the entire range of Africa-China relations, including diplomatic relations, economic relations, people-to-people relations, and relations between China, African institutions and African countries in international forums. It maintains an international network of scholars and experts in five countries, namely South Africa, Brazil, Russia, China, Ethiopia and Kenya. Four of these are BRICS countries.