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Russia's presidency of BRICS has resulted in a total revamp of the organization, South African sherpa Anil Sooklal has told in an exclusive interview.

Sookhal, who is also his country's sherpa for the G20 and IBSA (India-Brazil-South Africa), recalled that Moscow is one of the founding members of...

By Rhod Mackenzie

The South African rand was slightly weaker against the US dollar, trading at 18.7, as the dollar strengthened ahead of a highly anticipated US inflation report that could provide insight into the Federal Reserve's future actions. While the US central bank is expected to begin cut...

By Rhod Mackenzie

The last twelve months will be remembered for Russia's impressive diplomatic victories in Africa. Moscow has achieved significant success in its military, energy, and economic cooperation with African countries, while simultaneously reducing France's influence on its former colon...

By Chris Devonshire-Ellis

The BRICS Ambassador at large, Anil Sooklal, has stated that a further 20 countries, in addition to the recently proposed six new members invited earlier this year, have applied to join the BRICS group. When discussing South Africa’s current Presidency of the BRICS, he st...

By Thomas Lethoba

The 15th BRICS Summit saw leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa reach a consensus to ramp up efforts of expanding the bloc of nations, with the announcement of six additional countries.

In a move aimed at changing the world order, a five-nation group of emerg...

By Pepe Escobar

The Chinese President Xi Jinping defined all the major decisions embedded in the 15th BRICS summit in South Africa as “historic”. That may be seen as an understatement.
It will take time for the Global South, or Global Majority, or “Global Globe” (copyright President Lukashenko),...