The President took charge of the crisis, showed the authoritarians in Cabinet that he's still the boss, writes Adriaan Basson.
Rain. Morning clouds. Cool.
The statement by the New Development Bank said R7bn was approved by the NDB’s board of directors for National Toll Roads Strengthening and Improvement Programme in South Africa.
Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies announced on Tuesday that the chair of the Industrial Development Corporation would head up the new Brics Business Council.
Leaders and analysts who still look at the world through a Cold War lens fail to appreciate the possibilities presented by belonging to such a powerful group, writes Khulu Mbatha.
One of the most positive outcomes from the 10th annual Brics Summit has been the clarification provided on the nuclear issue by President Cyril Ramaphosa to his counterpart Vladimir Putin, according to a senior lecturer.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Uganda, the second stop in his tour of Africa ahead of this week's summit of the BRICS emerging economies.
The 10th Brics Summit, to be held in Johannesburg this week, will not be a mere talkshop, according to South Africa’s Brics ambassador, Anil Sooklal.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Deputy President David Mabuza as his special envoy to Russia.
Five major emerging economies meeting in China have agreed to strengthen cooperation against terrorist groups
Brics has opened a summit to map out their future course after host Chinese President Xi Jinping called on countries to stand up together against a growing tide of protectionism across the world.
China and India may have ended a tense border standoff for now, but their longstanding rivalry raises questions about the possibility of meaningful co-operation at an upcoming summit of major emerging economies.
Finance Minister Tito Mbownei emphasised the importance of fostering ties between Southern African countries during a short welcoming address at the New Development Bank's annual meeting in Cape Town.
The politics of protectionism, backward governments and narrow nationalism have bene rejected in favour of multilateralism and openness at the BRICS political parties plus dialogue in Pretoria.
After a three-day summit in Johannesburg, the Brics nations say they want a fairer, more representative global order in diplomacy and trade.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged to "intensify and deepen" the Asian country's engagement with Africa, saying his government will do more to support African governments.
This year South Africa is at the nexus of a number of important global discussions and in its best position yet to champion the case for Africa, as well as its own domestic growth agenda.
Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe says that BRICS countries should more closely cooperate on renewable energy projects, energy storage, electric vehicles and the extraction of natural gas.
National Treasury has appointed Monale Ratsoma as the head of the first regional office of the BRICS New Development Bank.
North Korea's escalating nuclear provocations are putting putative ally China in an increasing bind, and may be part of a strategy to twist Beijing's arm into orchestrating direct talks between Pyongyang and Washington, analysts say.
Trade ministers of the Brics nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – will meet in Shanghai from today until Tuesday under the shadow of trade spats and increasing border tensions between the group’s Asian members.
India says it has agreed with China to end a months-long military stand-off at a strategically important disputed area in the Himalayas and troops were disengaging.
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