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Russell Merryman

Analysis: Schrödinger’s Brexit

You cannot build a stable economic future on a foundation of feelings and false promises, says Russell Merryman,


Hanief Haider

Religion as a tool of colonialist power in WWI

Hanief Haider examines Hanief Haider examines how the past 100 years of religious politics have shaped the post-colonial Middle East.


Patricia de Oliveira Dias Barbeyron

Brazilian elections: Two candidates dogged by controversy

Whoever wins the vote will inherit a country of enormous potential almost destroyed by decades of mismanagement.


Bongani Mbindwane

S Africa is in an economic crisis it cannot afford to waste

Economic malaise in South Africa is also due to over 57% of youth estimated to be unemployed.


Andrew Graham

Has Trump forever changed America?

Brett Kavanaugh is another win for corporations and far-right conservatives rallying behind Trump's judicial agenda, writes Graham.

BRICS News

Russia: No new Syria offensive

Russia: No new Syria offensive

Russia hosted Iranian and Turkish presidents in Sochi; the three countries all have military forces in Syria.

Mining Indaba participants are moving from inaction to action

Mining Indaba participants are moving from inaction to action

Exploring multi-commodity mineral deposits feeds increasing industrial demand created by innovations in batteries.

Coal is largest revenue generator in South African mining industry

Coal is largest revenue generator in South African mining industry

Exxaro’s plans highlight the positive attitude of mining executives.

India’s unemployment data shows steep rise

India’s unemployment data shows steep rise

The recent figures are sure to play into election campaigning ahead of polls in May.

Analysis: Schrödinger’s Brexit

Analysis: Schrödinger’s Brexit

You cannot build a stable economic future on a foundation of feelings and false promises, says Russell Merryman,

South African inflation better than expected in 2018

South African inflation better than expected in 2018

Economists said Q1 inflation in 2018 would average 4.9 per cent in 2018 after a 5.3 per cent average in

In-Depth

Analysis: BRICS can defeat Trump's protectionism

BRICS must quickly tear down barriers which could impede free trade within the bloc.




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Q&A

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

BRICS agree to joint work on ‘Fourth Revolution’, cryptocurrencies

BRICS agree to joint work on ‘Fourth Revolution’, cryptocurrencies

BRICS must revamp their education and vocational systems to meet challenges of the new technologies.

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

Coal is largest revenue generator in South African mining industry

Coal is largest revenue generator in South African mining industry

Exxaro’s plans highlight the positive attitude of mining executives.

India’s unemployment data shows steep rise

India’s unemployment data shows steep rise

The recent figures are sure to play into election campaigning ahead of polls in May.

South African inflation better than expected in 2018

South African inflation better than expected in 2018

Economists said Q1 inflation in 2018 would average 4.9 per cent in 2018 after a 5.3 per cent average in 2017.

World News

Russia: No new Syria offensive

Russia hosted Iranian and Turkish presidents in Sochi; the three countries all have military forces in Syria.

Mining Indaba participants are moving from inaction to action

Exploring multi-commodity mineral deposits feeds increasing industrial demand created by innovations in batteries.

Analysis: Schrödinger’s Brexit

You cannot build a stable economic future on a foundation of feelings and false promises, says Russell Merryman,

Global markets up on possible China-US deal

The US considers removing some or all of the tariffs on Chinese goods, urging Beijing to make concessions.