Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa did not want to elaborate on his presidential ambitions at the World Economic Forum, saying the issue will be determined by the party’s branches.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the new wave and spirit among Africa's citizens to hold leaders accountable for their actions should be allowed to spread.
African leaders should demonstrate in the year to the next WEF what they’ve done to reduce wastage and the mismanagement of public funds, says Cyril Ramaphosa.
Is there there hope for Zimbabwe when those in leadership are in denial, asks Malcom Sharara after President Robert Mugabe denied that his country is a fragile state.
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has told WEF delegates the rand has always been volatile and this cannot be attributed to President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle.
South Africa has come second out of 35 African economies in the Africa Competitiveness Report released at the World Economic Forum on Africa.
Opposition parties will fail in their campaign to oust Jacob Zuma and the government won’t be distracted by protests against his leadership, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.
The African continent is facing a leadership vacuum with a generation of leaders who could have implemented change, but hasn’t done so.
President Jacob Zuma says he doesn’t feel rejected by workers after he was booed off the stage at a Worker's Day rally, adding that the jeering was the sign of a healthy democracy.
There needs to be a 'new global deal' where economies start adopting new technologies which can liberate the world from many of its social ills, says Rob Davies.
Sub-Saharan countries are among the least connected ones in the world with regional connectedness lagging other areas by a wide margin, according to the Visa Africa Integration Index.
President Jacob Zuma was in high spirits on the last day of the World Economic Forum on Africa, as he admired the work of designers from South Africa and the continent.
SA's growth-related problems could make it difficult for the country to claw back its way to investment grade, says emerging market economist Peter Attard Montalto.
Business leaders have told President Jacob Zuma that trust between government and the private sector was destroyed when he fired his finance minister, says Telkom chair Jabu Mabuza.
President Jacob Zuma says he reshuffled his Cabinet recently to make room for young people to join government.
Protesters took to the streets of Durban to march against the exclusivity of the World Economic Forum on Africa and to demand an end to state capture and corruption.
The fight against corruption in South Africa should not become a fight against transformation, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba at the World Economic Forum.
Africans are debating with the world about solutions, and the message is: come to Africa – this is where things are happening, says President Jacob Zuma.
The SA government must show decisive leadership with regards to inclusive growth and economic transformation, says Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba.
Despite economic and political uncertainty, South Africa remains the largest hub of foreign direct investment on the continent, a report shows.
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