Youth jobless rate double that of over 40s - Stats SA

2018-07-31 16:21

Quarterly unemployment data released by Stats SA highlights the bleak job prospects for young South Africans, with the jobless rate rising to 33.6%.

Brics nuclear clarification a major plus - analyst

2018-07-27 20:03

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.

READ: The Johannesburg declaration signed at the Brics Summit

2018-07-26 15:19

The declaration was signed by the heads of state of the five Brics members nations in Sandton.

READ: Ramaphosa's remarks at the Brics Business Forum

2018-07-26 06:30

President Cyril Ramaphosa emphasised the benefits of a multilateral trading system and cooperation between Brics member states when he welcomed attendees to the Brics Business Forum in Sandton.

Brics bank to boost SA loans by as much as R8bn

2018-07-20 08:08

The New Development Bank plans to lend as much as R8bn more in South Africa this year in an effort to level the playing field among its five member states.

Energy Minister talks up renewables, proposes closer BRICS cooperation

2018-06-28 22:30

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.

BRICS Institute spots gap in the market to foster economic ties

2018-06-16 07:00

The BRICS Institute was launched this week in in Sandton, with the aim of combining academic research and practical business cooperation.


China, Brics push to shift world order amid trade threats

2018-07-28 10:15

After a three-day summit in Johannesburg, the Brics nations say they want a fairer, more representative global order in diplomacy and trade.

Brics declaration warns of 'unprecedented challenges' to global trade

2018-07-26 21:30

Brics countries meeting in Johannesburg have urged World Trade Organisation members to honour their commitments to a multilateral trading system.

READ: Ramaphosa's remarks at meeting of Brics leaders

2018-07-26 14:41

The president argued that 'quantum leaps in technology and innovation' could create new global fautlines if not confronted by Brics member countries as a bloc.

Rand stronger in morning session in wake of China investment commitment

2018-07-25 12:30

After rallying Tuesday on news that China had committed to investing $14.7bn in SA, the rand continued to trade stronger on Wednesday.

Chinese President Xi to visit South Africa ahead of Brics Summit

2018-07-20 06:45

The visit comes as the Chinese Foreign Ministry says leaders of the Brics nations will work to oppose 'unilateralism and protectionism' in international trade.

BRICS tax officials put heads together to curb evasion, illicit financial flows

2018-06-22 06:57

Information exchange aimed at curbing illicit financial flows and tax evasion dominated the BRICS Tax and Customs meeting.

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