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BRICS New Development Bank may finance two projects In Russia

The BRICS New Development Bank is considering extending a loan for two projects in Russia.   Russian Finance Minister, Anton Siluanov has confirmed that the BRICS New Development Bank is considering extending a loan for two projects in Russia: the Amur gas processing plant (GCP) and the petrochemical plant in Tobolsk. The Finance Minister says: […]

Brazil’s biggest Airlines in support for US-Brazil open Skies Agreement

Brazil’s biggest airlines Gol, Azuk and Latan are currently racing to prepare for the much-anticipated ratification of the U.S.-Brazil Open Skies agreement. In March, Brazil’s federal government approved the agreement, which was made in 2010. The agreement is expected to pave ways for more flights between the two countries and greater competition among airlines. Sergio […]

SA youth set for Mandela Fellowship in US

Approximately forty-six South African delegates are set to travel to the United States to partake in the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship programme from 18 June to 2 August 2018. The 6-week fellowship aims to enhance leadership skills, bolster entrepreneurship, and connect young leaders from across Africa with the Americans. The participants are aged 25-35 and […]

Chinese tourists have shown an increased interest for the Russia World Cup

Major Chinese online travel agencies have confirmed that Chinese tourists are showing more and more interest in Russia, the host country for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. According to the agencies, the number of airline tickets reserved for major venues such as Moscow and St. Petersburg are up by 50% year-on-year for the period of […]

#LocalFindsWednesday: Khosi Nkosi flies the flag high

Nobukhosi Nkosi is a South African designer who established the Khosi Nkosi fashion brand in 2008. She was inspired by African role models to start her own fashion house while expressing her understanding of fashion, she also aims to enrich the hearts and lives of people. Nkosi designs fusion of traditional and modern tastes clothing, […]

Minister Lindiwe Sisulu reiterates good governance in Budget Vote Speech

South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu believes that SA is now in a period of renewal to good governance and responsiveness to its people. During the Budget Vote Speech of the Dept. of International Relations and Cooperation, Sisulu said that the new era will re-energise the country’s foreign policy. “We want […]