Brics

 
Brics ratings agency in the works
Brics ratings agency in the works
The Black Business Council wants to fast-track the establishment of a Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) ratings agency, to reduce...
The odds are stacked against the Brics
The odds are stacked against the Brics
The weeks following an underwhelming Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) mid-September summit in Goa and the United States presidential election in November have unveiled ever-widening contradictions across the bloc....
What do Brexit, Brics and the rise of the Indian Ocean rim economy mean for Africa?
What do Brexit, Brics and the rise of the Indian Ocean rim economy mean for Africa?
There is a nexus in the Indian Ocean, which, if not contrived, is very strong, and there is a wealth of unexploited opportunities in Africa. This...
Brics bank backs renewable energy
Brics bank backs renewable energy
The New Development Bank (NDB) issued its first loans this week. Included in the first tranche was $180-million for Eskom that will be used to...
Zuma must stay - ANC leagues in Gauteng
Zuma must stay - ANC leagues in Gauteng
The African National Congress (ANC) league structures in Gauteng have distanced themselves from the provincial leadership’s decision to shun...
Cape Town mayor's name used in phishing scam
Cape Town mayor's name used in phishing scam
The Mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille has warned of a phishing scam in which her name is being used. 
How politics clouds our economics
How politics clouds our economics
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Brics media circus floors Russians
Brics media circus floors Russians
The Russians were never ready for the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) media delegation that came visiting in November.
Brics bank to bolster IMF, World Bank
Brics bank to bolster IMF, World Bank
The main point of the Brics summit this week was host Vladimir Putin's demonstration of economic autonomy, given how much Western sanctions and low...
Brics to launch development bank at Russian summit
Brics to launch development bank at Russian summit
The Brics emerging economies will launch a development bank at a summit this week which President Vladimir Putin hopes will help reduce Western dominance of world...

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