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Media can be part of BRICS journey

9 July, 2018

South Africa will co-host the third BRICS Media Forum in Cape Town on July 18 and 19, with 120 delegates from key media houses in the five-country alliance and from Africa attending.

The Media Forum will be held at the Westin Hotel on the Foreshore and is the largest BRICS media forum yet.

Source: IOL

NYDA to work with BRICS bank for youth opportunities

9 July, 2018

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) will work closely with the BRICS New Development Bank in rolling out programmes that will benefit young people, says NYDA Chairperson Sifiso Mtsweni.

Source: https://www.sanews.gov.za

[ANALYSIS] How to judge the success of the BRICS summit

9 July, 2018

The 10th BRICS summit to be hosted by South Africa is going to be closely watched. It comes at a time when extraordinary global political and economic challenges are facing the world.

The BRICS bloc is made up of 5 of the leading countries in the global South - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

Source: EWN

South Africa: North West on BRICS Outreach Programme

6 July, 2018

Leaders who addressed the North West BRICS outreach programme have called on young people in the province to unleash their potential and take advantage of opportunities that are presented to them by the fourth industrial revolution.

Source: https://allafrica.com

BRICS members slam Trump’s knee-jerk economic policies

6 July, 2018

In an apparent rebuke of US President Donald Trump, trade ministers from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) meeting here have reaffirmed their commitment to a multilateral trading system as a tool to promote greater inclusivity.

Source: APA-Magaliesburg (South Africa)

Brics Industry Ministers agree to step up cooperation

5 July, 2018

The Industry Ministers of the Brics alignment countries reaffirmed on Wednesday their commitment to the Brics Economic Partnership Strategy, with increased stress on strengthening business-to-business contacts between their countries. The Brics countries are Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

Source: Engineering News

TeamSA gears up for 10th BRICS Summit

5 July, 2018

With plans underway for South Africa to host the 10th BRICS Summit, Cabinet says South Africa will use the Summit to shine the spotlight on opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. 

Source: SAnews.gov.za

Brics Summit and its impact on the SMME sector in SA

5 July, 2018

Minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu, speaks on what the South African SMME sector needs from its partners. 

Source: Money web

BRICS commits to multilaterism

5 July, 2018

BRICS Trade Ministers have affirmed their commitment to a multilateral trading system as a tool to promote greater inclusivity.

Source: https://www.sanews.gov.za/south-africa/brics-commits-multilaterism

Minister Pandor hopes the BRICS conference will enhance opportunities for SA

5 July, 2018

Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor is set to host the Brics Network University Conference at Stellenbosch University starting on Thursday.

Speaking to CapeTalk's Africa Melane, Pandor says she hopes to enhance postgraduate opportunities for South African students in BRICS countries.

Source: Cape Talk567AM

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