World Economic Forum on Africa

 
The path towards a ‘human economy’ needs no help from elitist agendas
The path towards a ‘human economy’ needs no help from elitist agendas
The 2017 World Economic Forum on Africa held recently in Durban saw Oxfam release a paper...
WEF ditched democratic, inclusive pretences by facilitating new G20 privatisation
WEF ditched democratic, inclusive pretences by facilitating new G20 privatisation
Durban’s World Economic Forum (WEF) Africa conference hosted some of the world’s most controversial politicians last week: not just Jacob Zuma...
Gigaba: 'We'll work within the law to transform SA'
Gigaba: 'We'll work within the law to transform SA'
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has dismissed calls to expropriate land without compensation, saying the ANC government should use the existing...
Lowering mobile costs and taxes can benefit governments
Lowering mobile costs and taxes can benefit governments
CONNECTIVITYMobile technology will play a crucial role in spurring a new wave of growth and development throughout the continent. But we’re...
What the continent needs to prosper
What the continent needs to prosper
Africa has garnered heightened attention in recent years, framed by scintillating economic growth and increasing prosperity. Indeed, the gushing...
BLAST FROMT THE PAST: General Electric to double Africa Revenue to $10bn
BLAST FROMT THE PAST: General Electric to double Africa Revenue to $10bn
JUNE 4, 2015: General Electric Co. (GE) is seeking to more than double revenue from Africa to as much as $10-billion over the next five years...
WEF on Africa in Nigeria marred by missing girls
WEF on Africa in Nigeria marred by missing girls
Events in Nigeria in recent weeks have tarnished its image as a country that has come of age, even as the West African nation takes centre stage...
Gordhan warns of Africa's 'vulnerability' despite economic growth
Gordhan warns of Africa's 'vulnerability' despite economic growth
He was speaking alongside key African and European finance minsters and central bankers, in a discussion on Africa's economic outlook at the...
Report: Corruption, weak governance costing Africa billions
Report: Corruption, weak governance costing Africa billions
Combating international tax avoidance and evasion, corruption and weak governance are crucial if Africa's people are to benefit from the...
Millions of Africans are missing out on Africa's economic growth
Millions of Africans are missing out on Africa's economic growth
Several African countries are among today's fastest growing economies in the world, boosted in many instances by new discoveries of oil,...
Leaders must step forward to steer progress
Leaders must step forward to steer progress
We are witnessing a historic change to the development paradigm. Drastic spending cuts in the United States, uncertainty around Europe's common...
Twitter: Newsmakers spread their own soundbites
Twitter: Newsmakers spread their own soundbites
Thanks to Twitter, delegates to the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa are spreading their own...

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