The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
The board of the New Development Bank has approved funding of R6bn for a special project at Eskom.
The Regional Aviation Working Group of the South African Chapter recently hosted their counterparts in Johannesburg.
The New Development Bank believes there are various opportunities for it in SA and it will scale up its projects as time goes on, according to its president.
South Africa is hosting the 4th Annual Meeting of the BRICS New Development Bank in Cape Town, with the hope of showcasing projects the bank has funded, and for the bank's management to meet with potential investors to discuss long-term opportunities.
At one point this week, several Group of 20 negotiators threw their hands in the air and started talking openly about having no communique to present to their leaders today to sign.
There have been times South Africa was lumped in with high-potential countries, through the acronym soup that started with BRIC. Now we're keeping less salubrious company.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said in its dealings with SA, China had not displayed any “imperialist tendencies” and that SA could see an imperialist coming from far away.
At the BRICS summit, Patrice Motsepe calls for tax incentives for businesses – similar to what mining houses used to enjoy – to encourage investment in the country.
South Africa must not suffer the illusion that it is the leader in Africa. Our primary focus should be on how best we can benefit from our membership of BRICS, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Business Leadership South Africa has called on the SA private sector to help build on the Brics Summit by taking advantage of the investment opportunities presented.
The BRICS countries' New Development Bank warns of an e-mail scam in which criminals, posing as bank employees, are trying to defraud the public.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has called on the New Development Bank to consider funding more infrastructure projects in the Southern Africa region.
It is time for the BRICS group of countries to expand its membership, delegates heard at the 4th annual meeting of the New Development Bank in Cape Town.
BDO Canada’s Natural Resources Leader Bryndon Kydd holds an optimistic outlook for the mining sector in SA, and believes 2019 will be the best in a long time for junior miners.
Following a few “promising” summits, Brics has failed to live up to all the hype of a new global player contesting the status quo of the world political economy, writes Ntokozo Mthombeni.
South Africa's obligations under the Rome Statute as a member of the International Criminal Court stand in the way of government's international relations and diplomatic work, says the minister of justice.
The US and China are trying to restart talks aimed at averting a full-blown trade war between the world’s two largest economies, two people familiar with the effort have said.
Two Chinese banks concluded separate loans worth a combined R37bn with Eskom and Transet this week, but the interest charge on the debt has not been disclosed.
Brics countries meeting in Johannesburg have urged World Trade Organisation members to honour their commitments to a multilateral trading system.
South Africa shouldn't get carried away by the immense power, deep pockets and ideologically compatible message from Beijing, says Daniel Silke.
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