VW executive sentenced to jail in US -IMF warns China about banking system - South Africa's Zama Zama Miners
When the leaders of the world's most important and influential emerging economies meet, it's certain to grab global spotlight. But divisions and distrust among them make it hard to agree on common goals and interests.
With the establishment of their own bank, BRICS countries wanted to make a statement: No longer would they be dependent on the World Bank and the IMF. The New Development Bank has opened for business.
Amid heckling from the opposition, the South African president used his State of the Nation speech to try and redeem himself following a spending scandal. But calls for him to step down are growing.
A new AI report claims that cobalt mined in the Democratic Republic of Congo by child laborers is finding its way into the supply chains of global technology and car companies - a move facilitated by a Chinese firm.
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