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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.

Syria urged to avoid civil war as violence rages on

Syrian forces sent shells crashing into a rebel Homs neighbourhood for a seventh straight day, hours after Russia warned Damascus to avoid civil war.

South Africa’s presence ‘drags down Brics’

A leading investment banker says South Africa's gate-crashing of the political bloc defies logic because of the country's lack of economic clout.

US: ‘Last chance’ for Iran

The United States has delegated Russia to talk some sense into Iran in order to avoid military strikes from Israel.

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FNB dragged into bribery claims

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Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

Power Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

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In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place