Russian Federation

The journey into the heart of redness

A hundred years after the Russian Revolution, the politics of the left so easily slip into the right

Russia’s local food evangelist

Food distributor Boris Akimov is on a mission to get Russians eating organic, local food, not pizza and burgers.

Russia cleans up after meteor blast injures more than 1 000

Russian authorities halted their search on Sunday for the meteorite that struck the Urals, leaving about 1 200 people injured.

Brics’ sabres rattle as global currency war heats up

The US is escalating the risks of a currency war, Brics nations say. <b>Matt Quigley</b> explores the consequences if the US doesn't "knock it off".

Three-man Soyuz craft lands safely in Kazakhstan

A Soyuz capsule with two Russians and an American on board has touched down safely in mild weather on the sweeping steppes of central Kazakhstan.

The Brics are reshaping a reluctant world order

The rising profile of the Brics has reshaped the geopolitical economy and this has given rise to the idea of setting up a development bank.

Sixteen killed in Siberia plane crash

A twin-engine ATR-72 plane with 43 people aboard has crashed in Siberia, killing at least 16 while 12 survivors were rushed to hospital.

Punching above our weight

South Africa's inclusion into Brics has been a political triumph, but the real challenges are about to start.

JSE provides new international investment options

Brics members -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- are expected to begin cross-listing financial products.

Tibetan protests cast shadow over Brics summit

Leaders of the emerging world will discuss the creation of a new development bank at a summit shadowed by protests against the Chinese president.

Zuma goes in to bat for Africa at Brics summit

President Jacob Zuma intends to position SA as a global force representing emerging African economies in international platforms at the Brics summit.

SA is gateway to Africa for Russia, says ambassador

South Africa's ambassador to Russia believes the African powerhouse should be used as a gateway to create business opportunities on the continent.

Press Releases

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

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.