Russian President Vladimir Putin has reiterated his country’s prowess and expertise to help the African continent in nuclear energy.
Scores of protesters have taken to the street around Sandton to protest against, among other issues, deal agreements being entered into among the BRICS countries, corruption and some of the leaders taking part at the 10th BRICS Summit under way.
Leaders of the BRICS bloc have signed a declaration supporting an open and inclusive multilateral trading system at their summit at the summit in Sandton, north of Johannesburg.
Moves to curb trade protectionism and the need to bolster multilateralism in the running of global affairs are expected to dominate discussions during the meeting of the five-member BRICS economic grouping on Thursday.
Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has dispelled the notion that people will lose their jobs as a result of the advancement of science and technology in the manufacturing sector.