Public, private sector will have to work together on UN sustainable development goals, WEF hears

2019-09-10 08:43

A collaborative effort from both the private and public sector is necessary to achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, delegates at WEF Africa heard.

Bruce Whitfield: Recipe for a real crisis - just add load shedding

2019-09-05 15:43

The good news of a better than expected bounce in Q2 growth was overshadowed by a surge in anger at a state which is seen to be failing its citizens.

AI nears the summit of hype at Davos

2018-01-26 17:03

Artificial intelligence has approached the summit of hype at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

SA 'on a roll' at Davos, says upbeat Ramaphosa

2018-01-25 17:43

Investors at the World Economic Forum in Davos are feeling positive about the developments in South Africa, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says.

Ramaphosa sees gains in SA's 'mammoth' graft fight

2018-01-24 19:40

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the authorities are intensifying their attack on pervasive corruption in the state and are having “positive” discussions with investors about the future of Africa’s largest economy.

Davos bank CEOs worried markets are complacent like 2006

2018-01-23 20:14

Global finance executives have warned of parallels between today’s soaring stock markets and the froth of the pre-crisis years as they say investors could be wrong-footed by central banks raising interest rates.

These 3 billionaires at top of SA's inequality shocker

2017-01-16 14:38

Research by Oxfam shows that the wealth of three South African billionaires is equal to that of the bottom 50% of the population.

SA jumps in global ICT ranking

2016-07-06 15:34

South Africa has jumped 10 places in the World Economic Forum global information and communication technology rankings from 75th to 65th.

Ramaphosa leading strong team to sell SA at WEF

2016-05-12 14:22

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and a high-level government and business delegation will use the WEF on Africa to promote South Africa.

Davos organisers postpone Egypt conference

2016-02-10 18:56

Organisers of the World Economic Forum in Davos have postponed a similar conference planned for Egypt this spring over security concerns.


Kganyago on 4IR: We can't protect jobs, but we can protect people

2019-09-06 11:41

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago says one of the biggest challenges for the transition into the Fourth Industrial Revolution is organised labour's pleas to protect jobs.

Trump, in Davos, says 'America First' to benefit world

2018-01-26 19:41

President Donald Trump says US economic growth promoted by his policies would help the world, seeking to square his “America First” agenda with globalism.

State capture inquiry a positive development - Ramaphosa

2018-01-26 07:30

The judicial inquiry into state capture is a positive development for the country, and all those guilty of wrongdoing should be brought to book, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Zim keen to address investor concerns, Mnangagwa tells WEF

2018-01-25 11:42

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has told a session at the World Economic Forum in Davos that wants to make sure investors are comfortable in bringing investments into Zimbabwe.

EU ready to review its policies on Zim

2018-01-23 20:51

The European Union says it welcomes Zimbabwe’s efforts to deliver economic reforms and will support the authorities in establishing a constructive re-engagement with international financial institutions.

Fica gets on the road

2017-05-14 06:36

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is this week going to announce a road map for how the new amended Financial Intelligence Centre Act (Fica) will be implemented.

Competitiveness: How SA compares to countries with low tax rates

2016-10-10 15:59

SA's tax on business profits is higher than that of countries which have outperformed it in a global competitiveness survey, while business leaders have less trust in politicians.

Africa needs power for digital revolution

2016-05-12 22:14

For the digital revolution to succeed, Africa must improve public access to electricity, delegates at the World Economic Forum on Africa said as they met for a second day in Kigali.

Named: Van Rooyen’s two Gupta 'advisers' who almost hijacked SA Treasury

2016-02-15 13:22

Here's the inside story of the day President Jacob Zuma was forced into reversing the appointment of David van Rooyen, replacing him with Pravin Gordhan.

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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