In the run-up to the 5th BRICS Summit from 26 to 27 March 2013 in Durban, South Africa, the Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch University published in March a special edition of The China Monitor that looks at all five member countries.
The articles include:
--Contemporary Brazil-Africa Relations: Bilateral Strategies and Engagement with Other BRICS by Danilo Marcondes de Souza Neto.
--Russia's Africa Policy by Alexandra A. Arkhangelskaya.
--India's Cooperation Mechanisms with Africa and its Implications for China by Liu Zongyi.
--A Promising Partnership between BRICS and Africa: A Chinese Perspective by Zhang Chun.
--South Africa: BRICS Member and Development Partner in Africa by Sven Grimm.