26th Forum theme is "Connecting Africa’s Resources through Digital Transformation"
As Senegal hosts key meeting, Africa’s brain drain numbers show Rwanda, Zambia, Ethiopia holding on to their best talents
Talent matters if a country is to shine economically. But some African countries just do it better than others.
65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in completely new job types that don’t yet exist
New Oxfam report: Richest 1% own more than the rest of us—and Africans have as much as 30% of their wealth in tax havens
The inequality in South Africa is particularly staggering: just two men own the same amount of wealth as the poorest 50% of the population.
UPDATED: Much to celebrate as key African nations make big climbs, reverse declines in latest WEF Competitiveness Index
The usual African suspects were among the top performers. Both Egypt and South Africa get notable mentions for reversing downward trends.
The larger and richer a country is, the more wasteful its government tends to be in spending public money.
Nine of the world’s 15 fastest-growing economies are in Africa and most investors remain positive about the continent’s prospects.