In the news today: These are the stories you may have missed

These are today's top stories:

 Leaders of the BRICS emerging economies — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — will gather in Johannesburg on Wednesday for a three-day meeting focused on the threat of a US-led global trade war.

The recent spate of taxi killings which claimed 15 lives in two weeks are believed to be revenge attacks following a dispute over the Mall of Africa route.

Minister of finance Nhlanhla Nene has announced an investigation into the Public Investment Corporation (PIC)‚ which invests R2-trillion of mostly government pension funds.

Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez celebrated her 49th birthday in the hottest way on Tuesday.

The long wait for the hotly anticipated debut by Azinga "Golden Boy" Fuzile in the junior lightweight division is over.

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