Conflict economics: America and the centre that will not hold
/ 23 October 2023

Conflict economics: America and the centre that will not hold

As two wars rage, the International Monetary Fund has warned that geopolitical fragmentation will hurt a still fragile global economy

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Saudi Arabia still mulling Brics invite, says its ambassador to South Africa
/ 6 September 2023

Saudi Arabia still mulling Brics invite, says its ambassador to South Africa

Sultan Al Angari said Saudi Arabia would like to ensure that joining would not lead to alignment against other countries or groups, and did not affect the kingdom’s political positions

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Russia, China win as Brics grows
/ 25 August 2023

Russia, China win as Brics grows

Iran polarised the five member states, with Russia fighting aggressively for its inclusion in the bloc, according to insiders

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Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Argentina to become permanent members of Brics
/ 24 August 2023

Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Argentina to become permanent members of Brics

Iran, which was favoured by the Russians, is said to have also received the nod from the Brazilians, but various sanctions are likely to be its stumbling block 

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SA considers Egypt inclusion in Brics
/ 28 July 2023

SA considers Egypt inclusion in Brics

Its strategic location, GDP and large population make the North African country a suitable candidate

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Diplomacy saves the day – and the Brics summit
/ 21 July 2023

Diplomacy saves the day – and the Brics summit

Cyril Ramaphosa turned to China’s President Xi Jinping to sway Russia’s Vladimir Putin on virtual participation

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