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Alec on Winslyn: SA’s A-team represented at Davos – ‘give them a chance’

2017-01-24 13:54

Called a "toxic president" by a European newspaper, Zuma's absence at Davos was compensated for by SA's A Team and a sterling showing by the deputy president, says Alec Hogg.

Rosberg eyes life beyond 'driving in circles'

2017-01-23 08:55

Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg said there was more to life than "driving round in circles" and hinted he was considering investing in electric cars after his shock retirement.

WEF wants to repair capitalism

2017-01-22 05:59

The rising wave of global populism shows why ‘broken’ capitalism needs to bridge the inequality gap, writes Sipho Pityana

Davos: a far cry from responsive and responsible leadership

2017-01-20 16:33

The World Economic Forum is a venue where heads of state and government ministers are bribed, bullied and flattered to pursue policies that favour big business, says Terry Bell.

Gordhan defends SA's democracy at #WEF2017 in Davos

2017-01-19 19:55

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks to Bloomberg Television at the World Economic Forum about the SA economy, Donald Trump and the ANC's upcoming leadership election.

Sarb governor Kganyago worries over Trump's protectionism talks

2017-01-18 16:06

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago discusses his outlook for economic growth and the impact of a Trump administration on South Africa at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Ramaphosa boasts about SA's 'world class' IPP project in Davos

2017-01-17 18:00

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says that to bridge the energy gap in Africa, governments should partner with the private sector.

'Heroes of the economy' missing from Davos

2017-01-16 16:15

Small businesses have been left in the cold as politicians and big business gather in Davos for the World Economic Forum, according to Sage CEO Stephen Kelly.

Zuma ditches Davos

2017-01-15 06:00

President Jacob Zuma’s decision not to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos in Switzerland was made at the last minute.

Sara Gon: Business needs more voice. Silence assumes nothing.

2016-02-09 23:30

Sara Gon thinks that South African business leadership in general is out of touch with ordinary people and obeisant to the politicians.

 

Davos: focus on inclusive growth

2017-01-24 05:01

A World Economic Forum report calls for transfers from richer to poorer citizens and provides valuable input on how to make economies more inclusive, says Paul Clark.

WEF is the death knell of capitalism

2017-01-22 06:36

Davos attendees may still be the global elite,but their days are numbered, writes Terry Bell

Friends & Friction: ‘Davos class’ needs a lesson in realpolitik

2017-01-22 05:59

Davos is dead; the World Economic Forum is passé. Deluded by its exclusive profile as a gathering of world leaders, business moguls, policymakers and celebrities, its participants have lost all relevance in the real world.

Stephen Koseff: Nenegate’s bright side – we now have cohesion. Hope springs

2017-01-20 10:11

Investec CEO Stephen Koseff was among those who stepped up to the plate after Nenegate. He says cohesion between business, government and labour has never been greater.

Majozi: Why does anyone care that Christo Wiese, Stephen Saad are ‘stinking rich’?

2017-01-19 13:23

Billionaires started small but had brilliant entrepreneurial minds. Davos should focus on job creation and opportunity instead of 'dubious' reports, says an analyst.

New technology poses huge global risk - WEF report

2017-01-17 19:50

The world is entering a highly disruptive phase of technological change, which is one of the big five global risks highlighted in a report presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Radebe appointed to WEF stewardship board

2017-01-17 12:22

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has been appointed to a stewardship board of the World Economic Forum.

Ramaphosa gets a rare opportunity to shine on the global stage

2017-01-16 10:11

Leading Team SA in Davos will give Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa the chance to shine on the global stage, away from his tainted boss’s dark shadow, says Alec Hogg.

Zuma to skip World Economic Forum in Davos

2017-01-13 15:40

President Jacob Zuma won’t be attending this year’s World Economic Forum and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the SA delegation instead, says the presidency.

CEOs in SA downbeat on global economic growth

2016-01-24 17:36

Chief executive officers of South African companies are less optimistic about global economic growth, according to PwC’s 19th global annual CEO survey.

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