Brics Summit

Solidarity in opposing the Bolivian coup

Participants at the People’s Brics meeting in Brazil encouraged grassroots resistance to fight for democracy

When calling out human rights abuses is ‘extremist’ then we’re in trouble

The call to arrest Narendra Modi in South Africa highlighted abuses against Muslims in India

Brics is no emancipatory project

The liberal international order is being destroyed. And in the midst of this, Brics leaders gathered in Johannesburg this week

Eskom’s R33.4bn loan deal with China Development Bank

The loan agreement was signed on Tuesday following bilateral talks between the Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Cyril Ramaphosa

What the BRICS summit means for SA

Heads of states from Brazil, Russia, India and China are expected to attend the summit held between July 25 and 27

Are Brics civil society talkshops just ticking boxes and not making real ‘jam’?

Activists and social movements feel left out in the cold by a process that doesn’t take them seriously

At Brics think tank, scholars get drunk on their own rhetoric

One of South Africa’s highest-profile intellectual vehicles appears to be a victim of drunken driving by scholars

Brics bank to bolster IMF, World Bank

SA's appointees undermine the bank's claims of being an alternative to Washington financiers.

Brics summit to deepen ties between member states – Zuma

The 7th Brics summit this week will see a deepening of relations in the emerging markets bloc as member nations sign a range of new agreements.

What Brics can do for South Africa and Africa

With South Africa's membership, Africa can benefit with most, if not all, their development projects, writes Thebe Mabanga.

Brics development bank a go

The largest emerging economies will push ahead with a $50-billion development bank to provide alternative funding for the Brics countries.

Brics: SA hosts key centre for New Development Bank

The headquarters of the bloc’s new bank will be in China, but South Africa will host the institution’s main centre for its affairs on the continent.

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA