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.
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.
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.
Artificial intelligence has approached the summit of hype at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Investors at the World Economic Forum in Davos are feeling positive about the developments in South Africa, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says.
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.
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.
Research by Oxfam shows that the wealth of three South African billionaires is equal to that of the bottom 50% of the population.
South Africa has jumped 10 places in the World Economic Forum global information and communication technology rankings from 75th to 65th.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and a high-level government and business delegation will use the WEF on Africa to promote South Africa.
Organisers of the World Economic Forum in Davos have postponed a similar conference planned for Egypt this spring over security concerns.
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.
President Donald Trump says US economic growth promoted by his policies would help the world, seeking to square his “America First” agenda with globalism.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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