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Pandor: Tourism the key to investment in SA

2020-01-25 15:04

Potential visitors are more interested in South Africa after visiting, says International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor.

Thunberg tells Davos: You’ve done nothing on climate change

2020-01-21 12:17

The Swedish activist's words came as the World Economic Forum sounds alarm bells on climate change. For the first time on record, environmental risks occupy the group's top five long-term concerns.

Poor health, education suppressing the social mobility of South Africans - WEF

2020-01-20 12:23

South Africa's income mobility across generations was among the worst on the index.

Thunberg's message to Davos: 'You have not seen the last of us'

2020-01-18 07:40

Climate activist who launched the #FridaysforFuture movement is set to attend WEF annual gathering of elites next week.

Unlikely star at Davos: Meet the teen climate crusader Greta Thunberg

2019-01-25 19:45

Camera crews push past tycoons and government leaders to get a close shot of the unlikely star at Davos this year: a Swedish teen with long braids and a big message for the world.

Microsoft 'waiting to find out' why Bing went offline in China

2019-01-25 09:27

Microsoft is still trying to figure out why its Bing search engine temporarily went offline in China.

Ex-Formula 1 champion Nico Rosberg finds thrills in 'green mobility'

2019-01-24 16:18

Former Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg says he has no regrets about leaving the big league of auto racing, embracing his new life as an investor driving action on climate change.

Ramaphosa's 'nine lost years' speech impresses Old Mutual CEO at Davos

2019-01-24 13:43

President Cyril Ramaphosa's talks about South Africa’s 'nine lost years' at a dinner in Davos was food for thought, says Old Mutual CEO Peter Moyo.

Ramaphosa has 'full confidence' in SARB's Kganyago

2019-01-23 20:12

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he has “full confidence” in Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago, and that the bank should have sole responsibility for setting interest rates.

Ramaphosa says govt will announce measures to stabilise Eskom 'in a few weeks'

2019-01-23 15:52

Ramaphosa and members of his Cabinet were briefing the media on the state of the SA economy and growth projections at the annual WEF in Davos.

 

Ease African borders to drive growth, Pityana tells WEF

2020-01-22 18:19

African countries need to share their infrastructure, strategic advantages and resources in order to attract investment and drive growth more effectively, Business Unity SA President Sipho Pityana told the audience at a World Economic Forum panel discussion.

Ralph Mathekga: Why Ramaphosa is not attending the Davos summit

2020-01-21 09:45

The President did not skip Davos because he is worried about the collective within the ANC which might take a decision he would not like simply because he is ticked "absent" on the register that day. This is about whom the president leaves the ANC with, writes Ralph Mathekga.

OPINION | Davos 2020: The focus should be on poverty, not inequality

2020-01-20 12:00

Sadly, the very much needed dialogue on how to strategically win the fight against poverty and open up opportunities for the millions around the world, is, in many occasions, overshadowed by the obsession over income inequality, writes Phumlani M. Majozi.

Absa's Ramos sees confidence returning to SA economy

2019-01-28 10:03

Absa CEO Maria Ramos is betting that President Cyril Ramaphosa is on the right track with rebuilding the continent’s most-industrialised economy.

Tech optimism at Davos tempered by trade anxiety and regulation

2019-01-25 19:31

Tech companies are back pitching the promise of innovation, but this time, stuck in the middle of a trade war, they’re welcoming government oversight.

Ramaphosa: It’s too early to suspend officials over commission testimony

2019-01-24 17:29

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said he will wait for the outcomes of all judicial commission of inquiry to be finalised before deciding whether he should suspend government officials implicated in wrongdoing.

READ: Ramaphosa's pitch for SA at Davos

2019-01-24 14:19

Read President Cyril Ramaphosa's take on SA's progress in his own words.

Renault boss Carlos Ghosn has resigned - French economy minister

2019-01-24 10:56

Embattled Renault boss Carlos Ghosn has resigned, France's economy minister said ahead of a board meeting at which the French car maker is to appoint his successors.

SA Reserve Bank ownership and independence separate issues: Ramaphosa

2019-01-23 16:39

Questions around the operational independence of the SA Reserve Bank and the public ownership of the institution should be kept separate, President Cyril Ramaphosa said at a media briefing at the WEF in Davos on Wednesday.

Ramaphosa praises mandatory reporting of pay discrepancies in Swiss speech

2019-01-23 13:28

Speaking at the launch of the Global Commission of the Future of Work Report, President Cyril Ramaphosa has praised the idea of mandatory reporting of pay discrepancies.

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