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Universities underfunded and unaffordable – South Africa’s snare

Universities underfunded and unaffordable – South Africa’s snare

With systemic inadequate funding, South Africa's universities have been dropping in global rankings.

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.

2015: The year of blaming China?

2015: The year of blaming China?

Despite slowing growth, China is on the move consolidating its position as a global economic power.

Iranian-Americans use social media to back nuclear deal

Iranian-Americans use social media to back nuclear deal

But some Middle East experts are cautious in assuming that the nuclear deal will lead to a dramatic shift in US foreign policy in the region.

South African mining industry in trouble – minister

South African mining industry in trouble – minister

The mining industry will shed thousands of jobs, but other sectors also face challenges, leading economists say.

How Putin’s yoga stretched US coverage of Ufa summits

How Putin’s yoga stretched US coverage of Ufa summits

His repertoire aside, much US coverage of Russia and its president is in the context of "isolation" and "alienation".

Greece votes ‘No ‘, ‘Grexit’ now looms

Greece votes ‘No ‘, ‘Grexit’ now looms

What is certain now is that Greece will for the next week or two face fiscal uncertainty that will rock European and global markets.

Greece decides its future in the Eurozone

Greece decides its future in the Eurozone

Germany's finance minister tells German media a possible "Grexit" could be temporary.

Analysis: Rousseff’s ‘yes, we can’ moment with Obama

Analysis: Rousseff’s ‘yes, we can’ moment with Obama

This is not merely a visit to mend fences with Obama - it's about marketing Brazil as a lucrative market.

Hillary focuses on an ‘inclusive America’ in campaign rally

Hillary focuses on an ‘inclusive America’ in campaign rally

Clinton said that while the Republicans cut taxes for the wealthy, family income was suffering, but Republicans say she offers nothing new.