The latest updates on the Biznews Global Share Portfolio

2015-02-24 07:36

Alec Hogg and Simon Brown run through updates of the Biznews Global Share Portfolio, run through Webtrader, for a look at how Biznews shares are performing.

Alec Hogg: An hour (and a half) with Jacob Zuma

2015-02-10 12:55

We have seen Jacob Zuma at his most relaxed, in his castle. Here are the highlights of an hour and a half of Zuma sharing his thoughts and opinions.

Ben Magara: It’s all about the Just Do It approach

2015-01-28 14:33

Ben Magara, chief executive officer and director of Lonmin, is officially no longer a 'Davos virgin', and took out some time to have a quick chat with Alec Hogg.

Global focus on SA policies

2015-01-26 07:25

Unless there is a dumb political decision around the corner, South Africa's geographical isolation is a blessing in an increasingly aggressive world, says Alec Hogg.

Bill Gates sees 'miracle' tools for Aids by 2030

2015-01-25 09:20

Two new tools to fight Aids in the form of a vaccine and new drug treatments will end most cases of a disease that has killed millions in the past 30 years, Bill Gates said.

Davos identifies the next major global theme: Include the Excluded – or else

2015-01-23 14:31

Jim Wallis describes himself as a faith-based activist, founder of the multi-denominational Sojourners he is a regular at WEF’s annual meetings.

Inside Labour: Entrenched inequality at the WEF

2015-01-23 07:40

The Davos extravaganza is a slick public relations exercise and certainly not a UN-style interdisciplinary institution, says Terry Bell.

An often forgotten benefit of South Africa’s precious young democracy

2015-01-22 14:43

My annual visit to Davos is a reminder of the responsibility that goes with this wonderful career I’m following, many might dispute it, but journalists are people too.

Davos Stars: Aliko Dangote – the richest man in Africa

2015-01-22 14:42

Aliko Dangote is a self-made commodities man, who has built a fortune on a foundation of cement, sugar, and flour, in oil-rich Nigeria, that makes Dangote a standout.

Zuma calls for African solutions at Davos

2015-01-21 20:00

President Jacob Zuma has emphasised African solutions for African problems in a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.


Entrepreneurial Masterclass: Alibaba founder Jack Ma interviewed by Charlie Rose

2015-02-11 07:49

Jack Ma, the CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, gave an interview at the Davos World Economic Forum with Bloomberg TV’s Charlie Rose.

Alec Hogg: Top 3 essential insights from WEF 2015

2015-01-28 14:34

Alec Hogg shares the most pertinent insights that he has gained from his attendance at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this year.

Zuma at the World Economic Forum - everything you need to know

President Jacob Zuma on Saturday returned to South Africa following his participation in the World Economic Forum meeting held in Davos, Switzerland. Here's everything you need to know about his trip.

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Central bankers optimistic on global economy

2015-01-25 10:30

Central bankers voiced cautious optimism, arguing that eurozone monetary policy and low oil prices would help countries around the world.

PwC’s Dennis Nally: Fascinating insights, global trends from latest CEO survey

2015-01-23 15:31

Alec Hogg has had a fascinating one-on-one interview with PwC’s Global chief executive, Dennis Nally about the latest CEO Survey published by PwC.

Zuma: No wise businessperson should skip SA

2015-01-23 13:54

SA is open for more investment and offers an opportunity that no wise businessperson would want to miss, says President Jacob Zuma in Davos.

Davos debate degenerates over Europe economy

2015-01-22 16:49

Instead of being a serious debate about the merits of monetary stimulus, the panel at Davos quickly degenerated into a skirmish over the European economy.

Will Buffett arrive one day?

2015-01-22 14:43

The world’s most successful investor, Berkshire Hathaway chairperson Warren Buffett, is one of the few global business heavyweights yet to attend the WEF’s Davos meeting.

Zuma: Power grid can't handle population

2015-01-22 08:37

SA's electricity infrastructure was not designed to serve 11 million households, President Jacob Zuma has told the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Getting the inside view from the WEF top brass, Klaus Schwab included

2015-01-21 15:27

Had the ideal start to Davos 2015 yesterday among a group of media leaders lunching with the WEF founder and chairperson Klaus Schwab and his lieutenants.

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