Aug 17, 2012 More than thirty workers have been killed by police at a platinum mine in South Africa. The workers, who were armed, were staging what police said was an illegal strike.
Aug 7, 2012 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in South Africa this morning along with other U.S. leaders. Among them, the head of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, which has just announced a $2 billion loan to South Africa. That's to help the country fund green energy projects with U.S. companies.
Apr 17, 2012 The World Bank is getting a new president. Jim Yong Kim, who's currently the head of Dartmouth College, will be taking over the Washington-based global lending institution beginning this summer.
Mar 29, 2012 Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are meeting today in New Delhi to work on an economic strategy apart from the developed world.
Mar 29, 2012 The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa gathered in New Delhi today for a summit for the so-called BRICS group of emerging economies. At the top of agenda is a proposal to establish their own development bank.
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