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.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mcgawu District, and started early commercial...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income