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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.

M&G Newsroom: March 25 2013

This week is all about the Brics summit, Riah Phiyega's evasive testimony at the Marikana commission, Julius Malema's Polokwane farm loss and more.

Zuma makes space for China’s Xi in Nkandla

The M&G can reveal that China's relationship with its smaller Brics cousin has just become a lot more cosy, with a rural residence for its president.

Editorial: War talk darkens sunny Brics fest

Waterkloof air force base hasn't received so many body bags since the Angolan war. It is an unmitigated military and foreign-policy disaster.

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Q&A Sessions: George Euvrard, the brains behind our cryptic crossword

George Euvrard spoke to Athandiwe Saba about his passion for education, clues on how to solve his crosswords and the importance of celebrating South Africa.

Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally

Can you get reinfected with Covid-19? SA has ‘4 000 potential reinfections’

Although the new strain 501Y.V2 of the virus has spread 50% more rapidly, current evidence shows that it is not more severe than the one experienced in the first wave

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