ARTICLES RELATING TO WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

Is SA on the rise this year?

2018-01-28 06:00

Depending on who you believe, the South African economy could stagnate in 2018 or it could be in for a mild recovery.

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.

China pledges 'no strings' support for Africa

2014-05-08 14:29

All China's support for Africa will come with no political strings attached, says Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

Gordhan heads to Nigeria for Africa summit

2014-05-05 20:13

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, together with two other ministers, will represent South Africa at the World Economic Forum on Africa Summit in Nigeria.

Trade powers pledge free trade in green goods

2014-01-26 15:00

The world's biggest trading powers have pledged to work on a global deal for free trade in environmental goods, but gave no time for talks to support the fight on climate change.

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South Africa in Davos

2014-01-24 18:24
South Africa has a sizeable government, business, civil society and media delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos. View the pictures here.

South Africa has a sizeable government, business, civil society and media delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos. View the pictures here.

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Nigeria's oil savings rapidly running out

2014-01-23 11:41

Nigeria's oil savings in the Excess Crude Account have fallen to just $2.5bn from $11.5bn a year ago, Nigerian central bank governor Lamido Sanusi has warned.

Davies: Investment prospects are bright

2014-01-22 15:05

Investment prospects for Africa and South Africa look bright, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, speaking from the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Execs more upbeat, but challenges remain

2014-01-22 05:30

Business leaders gathering for the World Economic Forum are feeling better about their firms and the global economy, but they still have a long list of worries.

 

Ramaphosa to be the face of SA economy at Davos

2018-01-10 16:04

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will again lead South Africa’s delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the elite annual meeting of billionaires, businessmen and politicians.

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

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.

Dangote to invest $2.3bn in Nigeria

2014-05-08 14:04

Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote says he will invest $2.3bn in sugar and rice production in the north of the country.

Nigeria 'Davos' to focus on Africa's potential

2014-05-02 11:31

Delegates to the World Economic Forum on Africa, taking place in Nigeria, will have to reflect on the continent's problems, as well as its undoubted potential.

Davos: Mexico lures $6bn in investments

2014-01-24 19:51

Pepsico and Nestle announced major investments worth a combined $6bn in Mexico, where the government has just pushed through a series of economic reforms.

Davies: Strikes not unique to SA

2014-01-23 17:36

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies wants a quick settlement of the platinum strike, which analysts fear may imperil SA's growth and investment targets.

What R300 000 buys you at Davos

2014-01-22 17:27

Ferial Haffajee, City Press editor and Fin24 correspondent in Davos, discusses what you get for R300 000 at the World Economic Forum's festival of ideas.

Davos opens to tackle post-crisis fallout

2014-01-22 13:34

Questions about the strength of the global economic recovery are high on the agenda as business and political leaders gather for the World Economic Forum.

The Davos dilemma

2014-01-21 13:36

Policymakers face the tough task of how to help, not harm the fragile global recovery.

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