Brics summit

 
When calling out human rights abuses is ‘extremist’ then we’re in trouble
When calling out human rights abuses is ‘extremist’ then we’re in trouble
Now that the red carpets have been rolled up and all the empty bottles of expensive mineral water thrown away, it’s worth reflecting on some of...
Central Africa can benefit from BRICS partnership
Central Africa can benefit from BRICS partnership
This year’s BRICS summit has a uniquely African flavour, with representatives of the African Union (AU), African Development Bank, New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) and the continent’s regional economic communities (RECs) all in attendance. Commitments to establish a...
Brics is no emancipatory project
Brics is no emancipatory project
In 1741 the economy in New York was seriously depressed and the winter had been particularly cruel. On March 8, Fort George, the imperial armoury...
Eskom's R33.4bn loan deal with China Development Bank
Eskom's R33.4bn loan deal with China Development Bank
Eskom has signed a $2.5-billion government-backed loan with the China Development Bank, which will be used for construction of Kusile power...
What the BRICS summit means for SA
What the BRICS summit means for SA
With only two days left until the 10th BRICS summit takes place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, the government says it is all...
Are Brics civil society talkshops just ticking boxes and not making real ‘jam’?
Are Brics civil society talkshops just ticking boxes and not making real ‘jam’?
As the heat increases around the 2018 summit of the Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa (Brics) grouping, to be held in Johannesburg in...
At Brics think tank, scholars get drunk on their own rhetoric
At Brics think tank, scholars get drunk on their own rhetoric
Naomi Klein remarked that a think tank is a...
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...
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 summit to deepen ties between member states - Zuma
Brics summit to deepen ties between member states - Zuma
The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa will learn how far each had come in ratifying the New Development Bank (NDB) agreement...
Brics development bank a go
Brics development bank a go
Brics countries reached an accord to push ahead with a $50-billion development bank by granting China its headquarters and India its first rotating...

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