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Brics is not all it’s cracked up to be

Zuma and his cohorts appear to have little understanding of the true nature of the troubled grouping.

Falling BRICS endanger their citizens’ health, starting with Jacob Zuma

“I was poisoned and almost died just because South Africa joined Brics under my leadership,” Zuma told supporters in his native KwaZulu-Natal.

Rivalries that could rock SA’s diplomatic boat

There is no doubt the Ibsa forum was one of the seminal diplomatic achievements of the Thabo Mbeki presidency.

Where the 2030 vision blurs

The links between higher education and innovation need more careful scrutiny if we are to achieve a shift to "use-inspired basic research".

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.

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.

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.

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 Tuesday.

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 on Friday.

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.

BRICs ‘not complete’ without SA

SA's foreign minister said on Thursday the grouping of fast-growing emerging economies known as BRIC, should add South Africa to become BRICSA.

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