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Mohamed Kouta

Vive Le Racisme? Monsieur Macron and Africa’s ‘Civilizational’ Malaise

Macron has made it all the more obvious that Europe has yet to shift away from its imperial tendencies.


Prem Shankar Jha

India-China: Differences, disputes and deadlock

Are India and China on the brink of war, Prem Shankar Jha explains the current standoff.


Simon J. Evenett

Consensus at What Price? The G20 Hamburg text on trade

Simon Evenett explains what was agreed at the Hamburg G20 Summit and at what price.


Mohamed Kouta

Our grief for Egypt’s Copts is not enough

National disunity has created the fertile ground necessary to breed the terrorists responsible for the bombings.


Danielle Ryan

Trump’s short-term popularity boost over Syria could turn into a long-term nightmare

With the Syria airstrikes, Trump has painted himself into a corner, writes Ryan.

BRICS News

China approves projects worth over $24 billion in July

China approves projects worth over $24 billion in July

Chinese economic growth averaged 10 per cent for three decades through 2010 after opening up in the late 1970s.

China’s Belt & Road members tally increases to 69

China’s Belt & Road members tally increases to 69

China has signed currency swap agreements with 22 countries and regions along the Belt and Road.

“A historic day”, says Zuma at launch of BRICS Bank African unit

“A historic day”, says Zuma at launch of BRICS Bank African unit

In 2016, the bank granted $1.5 billion in loans to seven projects.

China is the largest foreign holder of American debt again

China is the largest foreign holder of American debt again

The Treasury Department has ranked China as the biggest foreign creditor of the US for the majority of the past

Attacks on UN camps in Mali a “villainous crime”: Russia

Attacks on UN camps in Mali a “villainous crime”: Russia

More than 100 peacekeepers have been killed in Mali in the past four years.

Hate & the Holocaust- Q&A with Auschwitz Museum Chief

Hate & the Holocaust- Q&A with Auschwitz Museum Chief

There is an increase in incitement to hatred and exclusion in many countries of Europe today, says Cywiski.

In-Depth

Larger maize harvest will boost South Africa’s economic growth - Agbiz

Agbiz expects the rate of food inflation to decrease significantly, especially from the third quarter onward.




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Hate & the Holocaust- Q&A with Auschwitz Museum Chief

There is an increase in incitement to hatred and exclusion in many countries of Europe today, says Cywiski.

Q&A: Russian healthy snacks entrepreneur looks West

Forbes called Elena Shifrina "the face of the healthy snacks sector in Russia".

Inside Track

Climate change risks rising for Europe – report

Climate change risks rising for Europe – report

Meanwhile, 2016 was declared the hottest year on record since measurements were taken in 1880.

BRICS Social

Chinese satellite sends unbreakable code from space

Chinese satellite sends unbreakable code from space

Apart from Russia, China is one of America's biggest rivals in space exploration.

Chinese turn to online for entertainment

Chinese turn to online for entertainment

An increasing number of Chinese are going online for entertainment, gaming and reading, an annual industry report says.

BRICS Business

China approves projects worth over $24 billion in July

China approves projects worth over $24 billion in July

Chinese economic growth averaged 10 per cent for three decades through 2010 after opening up in the late 1970s.

China’s Belt & Road members tally increases to 69

China’s Belt & Road members tally increases to 69

China has signed currency swap agreements with 22 countries and regions along the Belt and Road.

China’s net inflows rise in Q1, Q2 of 2017

China’s net inflows rise in Q1, Q2 of 2017

Although FDI has slowed somewhat in China, the government has succeeded in decreasing capital outflows.

World News

Q&A: Russian healthy snacks entrepreneur looks West

Forbes called Elena Shifrina "the face of the healthy snacks sector in Russia".

Emerging markets weather crises and rise to lucrative buys

Currencies and stocks have been gaining in most of the tracked 26 emerging economies.

Emerging markets grow best in three years

The MSCI Emerging Markets index comprises 10 per cent of world market capitalization.

Vive Le Racisme? Monsieur Macron and Africa’s ‘Civilizational’ Malaise

Macron has made it all the more obvious that Europe has yet to shift away from its imperial tendencies.