March 26 - Chinese President Xi welcomed by South African President Jacob Zuma ahead of BRICS summit. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
(ROUGH CUT ONLY - NO REPORTER NARRATION) China's new President Xi Jinping was given a red carpet welcome by South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday (March 26) ahead of a BRICS summit in Durban. Xi recived a 21-gun salute as he arrived at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Xi told Africans on Monday he wanted a relationship of equals that would help the continent develop, responding to concerns that Beijing is only interested in shipping out its raw materials. On the first stop on an African tour that will include a BRICS summit of major emerging economies, Xi Jinping told Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete that China's involvement in Africa would help the continent grow richer.