Brazil leader submits demand for referendum3/7/2013 12:45
Brazil's Congress has received a request from President Dilma Rousseff to hold a referendum on political reform in response to the worst social unrest in 20 years.
Floods, landslides leave 48 dead, 21 missing in China2/7/2013 12:26
Floods and landslides caused by torrential rain killed at least 48 people and left 21 missing and tens of thousands homeless across China, reports said Tuesday as a tropical storm brought more rain to southern areas.
Brics bank, world dominance?3/4/2013 10:45
The fifth Brics Summit recently hosted in Durban has come to an end with great fanfare and celebrations that progress has been made with the announcement that a Brics development bank will be established.
Motsepe paints Brics black2/4/2013 7:40
The eThekwini Declaration may be a hodge-podge of a document that reflects more the challenges of the Brics grouping and its vast ambitions but some South Africans may have cause for celebration after the hosting of the fifth Brics Summit.
Brics finance ministers consider bank issues27/3/2013 17:08
Brics finance ministers will have to consider issues of capital, location, and investments when deciding on the details of a Brics development bank, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday.
Grow the manufacturing base: India27/3/2013 12:06
Growth in the manufacturing base will enable the Brics countries to achieve their desired economic growth and job creation, Indian Minister of Commerce Anand Sharma said
Brics to build partnerships27/3/2013 10:38
There will be more partnerships between governments and private sector companies to strengthen trade and collaboration among Brics member countries
Business must focus – Busa26/3/2013 23:01
Business Unity South Africa (Busa) said it was convinced that the Brics bloc was rapidly gearing up to be one of the world’s economic growth power houses in future, replacing the traditional Western superpowers.