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Thabi Leoka

The ANC’s slow decline

Rival and upcoming political parties have been capitalizing on the ANC's vulnerabilities, says economic strategist Thabi Leoka.


Q&A: Russia’s ACRA looks to Eurasia, BRICS

Understanding specifics of local economies and incorporating regional factors into the structure of credits ratings within various industries is ACRA's focus, says Trofimova.


Jeremy Salt

A turning point in Turkey’s history

The failed coup puts Erdogan in a position of seemingly unassailable power and well placed to complete the building of his "New Turkey" project, writes Salt.


Alok Kumar

Legal logjam: India’s long wait for justice

India has a notoriously slow legal system and multiple stakeholders need to urgently endorse judicial reforms, writes Kumar.


Glenn Greenwald

Did faulty survey questions skew polls in Temer’s favor?

Glenn Greenwald takes a closer look at a new poll that shows an overwhelming number of Brazilians want the interim president to stay on till 2018.

BRICS News

Brazil sobers to Rousseff impeachment trial

Brazil sobers to Rousseff impeachment trial

Dilma Rousseff's impeachment trial begins on Thursday, with a verdict expected by the end of August.

BRICS youth: Agents of change

BRICS youth: Agents of change

Teaching will be focused on preparing futures in a world where many traditional jobs will disappear, Inayatullah says.

Now that the Rio Olympics are over …

Now that the Rio Olympics are over …

... we take stock of some of the brilliant, and not so great, moments during the Games.

Syria, India call for rejection of foreign influence in internal affairs

Syria, India call for rejection of foreign influence in internal affairs

BRICS are opposed to the ouster of Assad as sought by the US and its allies.

Chinese rail giant’s JV plant in India begins operations

Chinese rail giant’s JV plant in India begins operations

Total investment in the project is $63.4 million, and the Chinese side holds 51 per cent of the shares.

‘G20 Summit in China will voice concerns of developing countries’

‘G20 Summit in China will voice concerns of developing countries’

G20 Finance ministers and central bankers last month vowed to do more to lift global growth and share the benefits

In-Depth

BRICS economies moving away from recession

Rising commodity and oil prices, coupled with political change, have fueled a strengthening of emerging markets, reports show.




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Q&A

BRICS youth: Agents of change

Teaching will be focused on preparing futures in a world where many traditional jobs will disappear, Inayatullah says.

Q&A: Russia's ACRA looks to Eurasia, BRICS

Understanding specifics of local economies and incorporating regional factors into the structure of credits ratings within various industries is ACRA's focus, says Trofimova.

Inside Track

Emerging markets dragged down in 2016 – Report

Emerging markets dragged down in 2016 – Report

The worst hit are countries which have relied on oil exports as a major source of income.

BRICS Social

BRICS youth: Agents of change

BRICS youth: Agents of change

Teaching will be focused on preparing futures in a world where many traditional jobs will disappear, Inayatullah says.

Table Tennis: Ding Ning wins China vs China final at Rio

Table Tennis: Ding Ning wins China vs China final at Rio

After Wednesday's finals, the United States leads the gold medal table with 11 golds, China closing gap with 10.

BRICS Business

Chinese rail giant’s JV plant in India begins operations

Chinese rail giant’s JV plant in India begins operations

Total investment in the project is $63.4 million, and the Chinese side holds 51 per cent of the shares.

BRICS economies moving away from recession

BRICS economies moving away from recession

Rising commodity and oil prices, coupled with political change, have fueled a strengthening of emerging markets, reports show.

China injects blns in South Africa car industry

China injects blns in South Africa car industry

At more than $800 million, the investment is significant and deepens South Africa’s economic ties with China.

World News

BRICS youth: Agents of change

Teaching will be focused on preparing futures in a world where many traditional jobs will disappear, Inayatullah says.

Now that the Rio Olympics are over …

... we take stock of some of the brilliant, and not so great, moments during the Games.

Kerry in Africa in anti-terror bid

Both Kenya and Nigeria have grappled with Islamist extremist terrorism in recent years.

Erdogan: ISIL child soldier behind Kurdish wedding blast

If verified, this would mark the first time that a child has been used as a suicide bomber in Turkey.