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    Sydney Wise

    Learning from Mistakes in Pandemic Response

    Throughout history, we have assumed the risk of communicating disease; the question is, have we learned from past experiences enough to minimize future risk?


    Abdullah Hamidaddin

    How Yemen Rises

    Donors and Yemen's government should encourage experts who understand the country’s health and environmental challenges to engage with those innovators.


    Firas Al-Atraqchi

    New Zealand mosque massacre fueled by social media hate speech

    The attack which killed at least 49 Muslims could not have happened without support and planning on social media.

    Analysis: China’s Silk Road Eyes G7 Nations

    Italy could sign an MoU on joining the One Road, One Belt initiative when Xi Jinping visits Rome March 20.


    Russell Merryman

    Analysis: Schrödinger’s Brexit

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

    BRICS News

    South Africa’s Democratic Alliance Innovation Summit highlights progress

    South Africa’s Democratic Alliance Innovation Summit highlights progress

    The summit focused on four areas – Covid response, economic development, energy security and water resilience.

    Despite Q3 bounce, South African economy in contraction

    Despite Q3 bounce, South African economy in contraction

    Recovery is expected to continue albeit at a much slower pace, experts say.

    BRICS Business Council promotes cooperation

    BRICS Business Council promotes cooperation

    Members said awareness about the alliance should be boosted in a period of increased economic and trade volatility.

    South African economic growth revised lower

    South African economic growth revised lower

    A collapse in household and business income led to a surge in job losses and business closures.

    Ramaphosa unveils economic recovery plan

    Ramaphosa unveils economic recovery plan

    South Africa had one of the earliest and most severe national lockdowns in the world.

    Mine rehabilitation leaves inspiring legacy

    Mine rehabilitation leaves inspiring legacy

    Researchers from all over the world come to South Africa to work with these collections at the Iziko Museum.

    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

    Despite Q3 bounce, South African economy in contraction

    Despite Q3 bounce, South African economy in contraction

    Recovery is expected to continue albeit at a much slower pace, experts say.

    BRICS Business Council promotes cooperation

    BRICS Business Council promotes cooperation

    Members said awareness about the alliance should be boosted in a period of increased economic and trade volatility.

    South African economic growth revised lower

    South African economic growth revised lower

    A collapse in household and business income led to a surge in job losses and business closures.

    World News

    BRICS New Development Bank issues second COVID-19 Response bond

    The NDB aims to provide up to US$10 billion in crisis-related assistance.

    Inter-Africa Trade Fair postponed to September 2021

    Oramah said that the continuing COVID-19 pandemic situation was not conducive to holding such a pan-African event.

    Learning from Mistakes in Pandemic Response

    Throughout history, we have assumed the risk of communicating disease; the question is, have we learned from past experiences enough to minimize future risk?

    Chinese demand key uncertainty for seaborne coal market in 2020

    Chinese traders will hold back from buying as they wait for the economic impact of the coronavirus to stabilize.