The Swiss parallel of Rwanda’s economic success story, doesn’t extend to its reputation for upholding democracy
The Grow Africa Partnership, founded at WEF Africa meeting four years ago, is now benefiting 8 million smallholder farmers and creating 58,000 jobs.
African jobs market complicated, but on this one indicator its women leave men, and the rest of the world, trailing
New survey throws up a surprise, but you will want to hide from the rest of the contents.
Women in Africa’s boardrooms: Kenya, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia lead way but glass ceiling still thick
Safaricom CEO said mobile operator employs 50% women, and slightly under that number at senior level.
Ignore the others, it ‘s only Nigeria and South Africa that make things happen in Africa, says trade chief
Nigeria and South Africa admitted their chemistry was “not right”, and that their differences needed to be resolved.
The continent must finance its own growth, by investing in infrastructure, improving productivity and stopping illicit financial flows
Only Mauritius and South Africa make it into world top class. Agriculture’s share of GDP has declined and manufacturing has stagnated in the region.
While WEF could be viewed as a well run and attended talk shop, it's incumbent on business and political leaders to move beyond that to action.
“[Africa’s] wealth is growing faster. It grows on par with Asia now” - Martin Emodi
As capital needs grow along with expansion, bank chief says to consider an initial public offering in Johannesburg or London.
‘It’s a really fantastic time to be in Africa, to build in Africa,’ top continental economic meet told
In a region where the perception is that you cannot get ahead without greasing palms, a caution against compromising values.
Africa has a net food import bill of $35 billion per year, yet also has the largest arable land in the world.
The country installed the first automated teller machines in the capital, Mogadishu, only last year.
The astonishingly rapid adoption of mobile on the internet was something no one could have dreamed of - but there's more to come.
1,250 gather in Cape Town for the 'African Davos' to hear stories of continent's upbeat economic future
The record levels of participation at this year's gathering can be seen to reflect an optimism in the economic prospects of the region, says WEF.
If the market will allow it, the next 25 years will be a golden opportunity for even stronger growth in Africa.
Mandela credited the first WEF Africa meeting with inspiring his reversal of ANC policy on nationalisation of the mining industry.
600,000 deaths caused in Africa by lack of electricity, but continent has huge untapped 'green jobs' potential
Tackling poverty, environmental sustainability and joblessness in one go...