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Brics is not all it’s cracked up to be
Brics is not all it’s cracked up to be
When President Jacob Zuma launched the African regional centre of the New Development Bank (NDB) in Sandton on Thursday morning — nearly 18...
Falling BRICS endanger their citizens’ health, starting with Jacob Zuma
Falling BRICS endanger their citizens’ health, starting with Jacob Zuma
As he launches the African Regional Centre of the New Development Bank (NDB) in Sandton on Thursday, nearly 18 months behind schedule, President...
Rivalries that could rock SA's diplomatic boat
Rivalries that could rock SA's diplomatic boat
There is no doubt that the conceptualisation, establishment and consolidation of the India, Brazil and South Africa (Ibsa) forum was one of the...
Where the 2030 vision blurs
Where the 2030 vision blurs
Although the national development plan's "Vision for 2030", released last month, argues that science and technology are key drivers of development,...
Creating more walls than Brics
Creating more walls than Brics
South Africa has finally edged closer to becoming a member of the "elite" grouping of the Bric nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China), following...
Chinese wooing in Africa: Boom without democracy
Chinese wooing in Africa: Boom without democracy
Once again, China has scored points in Africa. Beijing wants South Africa to become the fifth member of the Bric countries -- the acronym for...
SA, not just another Bric in the wall
SA, not just another Bric in the wall
South Africa's ascension to the Bric group of major emerging economies was more about politics than economics and reflects expectations it will be...
South Africa invited to join Bric group
South Africa invited to join Bric group
South Africa has received a formal invitation to join the Brazil, Russia, India and China (Bric) group of large emerging economies, International...
Ramos: Africa can be next Asia, but ...
Ramos: Africa can be next Asia, but ...
Africa had the potential and advantages to become the next big success story and emulate the successes of Asia, Absa CEO Maria Ramos said on...
SA wants to be fifth BRIC, Russia says
SA wants to be fifth BRIC, Russia says
South Africa has "applied" to join the four-member "BRIC" grouping of fast-growing emerging markets, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said at the...
Sexwale: SA's economic growth 'insufficient'
Sexwale: SA's economic growth 'insufficient'
South Africa's economic growth, currently below 4%, was "insufficient", the Minister of Human Settlements Tokyo Sexwale said on Friday.
Not another Bric in the wall
Not another Bric in the wall
By seeking to become the fifth member of the Brics (the club of emerging powers formed by Brazil, Russia, India and China), South Africa has staked...

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