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.
Depending on who you believe, the South African economy could stagnate in 2018 or it could be in for a mild recovery.
Davos attendees may still be the global elite,but their days are numbered, writes Terry Bell
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.
All China's support for Africa will come with no political strings attached, says Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, together with two other ministers, will represent South Africa at the World Economic Forum on Africa Summit in Nigeria.
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.
South Africa has a sizeable government, business, civil society and media delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos. View the pictures here.
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.
Investment prospects for Africa and South Africa look bright, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, speaking from the World Economic Forum in Davos.
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.
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.
The rising wave of global populism shows why ‘broken’ capitalism needs to bridge the inequality gap, writes Sipho Pityana
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.
Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote says he will invest $2.3bn in sugar and rice production in the north of the country.
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.
Pepsico and Nestle announced major investments worth a combined $6bn in Mexico, where the government has just pushed through a series of economic reforms.
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.
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.
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.
Policymakers face the tough task of how to help, not harm the fragile global recovery.
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