BRICS countries express concern over several terror groups

2017-09-05 07:55

Five major emerging economies meeting in China have agreed to strengthen cooperation against terrorist groups

Brics countries meet to map path to increase their roles

2017-09-04 09:30

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, India rivalry looms over Brics summit

2017-08-30 14:37

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.

SADC slated on its values

2017-08-20 06:02

Activists charge that the Southern African Development Community has been captured by the West and Brics.

Emerging markets must expand their global networks

2017-07-08 06:00

Brics and other new global structures should not aim to compete with Western-led institutions but to collaborate and share expertise, writes Cas Coovadia.

INTERVIEW: Treasury DG downplays new rating agency

2017-04-05 17:02

Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile believes a new rating agency that is pro-South Africa will have very limited benefits for the country.

Nkoana-Mashabane China visit a 'success'

2017-02-19 22:21

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has declared her weekend visit to China a “success”.

SA became disliked after it joined Brics - Zuma

2016-11-19 10:00

President Jacob Zuma says South Africa was not liked globally because it was independent and chose to join the Brics group.

Zuma arrives in India for BRICS summit

2016-10-15 12:36

President Jacob Zuma arrived in Goa, India with his delegation for the 8th BRICS summit, his office said.

Slower growth, rivalries key issues at Brics summit

2016-10-13 18:57

Brics leaders will struggle to temper their tendency to compete in boosting their slowing economies when they meet for the 8th Brics Summit taking place in India.


China may be the real target of North Korea's pressure

2017-09-04 16:59

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.

Brics dreams fade as trade spats and border tensions cloud meeting

2017-09-03 06:00

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 military stand-off with China ends

2017-08-28 20:27

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.

BRICS ministers adopt new industrial action plan

2017-07-30 15:56

The industry ministers from the BRICS countries adopted a new action plan to deepen industrial cooperation, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says.

Merkel tells G20 leaders they must reach compromises

2017-07-07 15:18

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told leaders of the Group of 20 economic powers that millions of people are hoping they can help solve the world's problems.

SA's sovereign credit rating still a priority - Gigaba

2017-04-02 10:05

New Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says that government is still committed to maintaining an investment grade credit rating.

INFOGRAPHIC: How SA minimum wage stacks up

2016-11-23 12:10

Take a look at this infographic, which highlights some interesting trends on minimum wages and CEO pay in South Africa.

2016 Gender equality report: SA shines, illustrates BRICS cultural divide

2016-10-27 18:51

SA's promotion of a non-sexist society has delivered progress, as the country edged up two slots to an impressive 15th of 144 countries in the WEF’s gender equality list.

Zuma off to Goa for Brics summit

2016-10-13 21:39

President Jacob Zuma will be travelling to Goa in India to attend a Brics summit this weekend, says his office.

DBSA eyes Brics bank and diversification

2016-09-25 06:29

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), which largely funds municipal infrastructure, is on the fence about the New Development Bank planned by the Brics group of countries.

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