ARTICLES RELATING TO WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

OPINION | Did Ramaphosa and Mboweni do enough for our schools?

2020-03-02 06:02

Did the president and the finance minister do enough to show government’s commitment to improving our beleaguered education system? asks Stacey Brewer.

INSIDE LABOUR: The green irony at Davos

2020-01-31 07:00

The irony of climate change featuring so prominently at the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, last week, seems to have been lost, says Terry Bell.

'If you think it was bad, it was worse': CNN's Richard Quest slams Team SA over state capture

2020-01-26 11:16

Despite Finance Minister Tito Mboweni describing "many fruitful conversations" at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland last week, CNN business editor Richard Quest had harsh words for Team SA at the international gathering.

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.

This young entrepreneur sold out all his luxury leather bags after a single tweet - even Cyril Ramaphosa has one

2019-02-12 11:11

The recent interest in his brand has been a godsend in a very tough consumer market.

Zimbabwe finance minister sees fiscal order taming inflation, budget gap

2019-01-22 10:31

Zimbabwe is in the midst of its worst economic crisis since a hyper-inflationary spiral a decade ago as it faces shortages of food, fuel and foreign currency.

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'SA is on a path of renewal' - Ramaphosa at World Economic Forum

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa told investors and cabinet ministers at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland on Wednesday that "South Africa is open for business". Watch.

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Transnet looks to build two new heavy haul rail lines

2017-09-10 06:00

Transnet is looking for funding to build a heavy haul railway line to link South Africa and Swaziland. In addition, the parastatal aims to complete a feasibility study next year into a Waterberg-Botswana coal rail link.

The nice lies of the courtiers

2017-05-07 06:23

Our dearly beloved leader shares many traits with Swaziland’s King Mswati III. So much so that a fake news story about them earlier this year circulated quickly and was believed by many people.

SABC needs mega bailout

2017-05-07 06:10

The SABC and the department of communications were set to make a formal request “very soon” to National Treasury for funding to help the embattled broadcaster pay its bills, said SABC interim board chairperson Khanyisile Kweyama.

 

OPINION: How climate change will shift where money flows

2020-02-01 16:00

Where power goes, the money will follow, says Arno Lawrenz.

Patrice Motsepe on Trump, America and Africa's growth: 'I have a duty to listen to differing views'

2020-01-28 14:54

Mining mogul Patrice Motsepe has apologised for a remark he made at the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, where he told US President Donald Trump at a dinner that "Africa loves America".

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.

Solly Moeng: What story will Team SA be selling at Davos this time?

2020-01-15 21:47

There doesn't seem to be a sufficiently good story to tell yet, says Solly Moeng.

Zim consumers stock up on goods as armed soldiers keep watch

2019-01-23 18:44

Businesses have reopened in central Harare following violent protests and a state security crackdown, but armed soldiers and police maintained a heavy presence.

WATCH: IMF warns G20 that tariffs hurting economy

2018-07-22 14:14

The International Monetary Fund is warning world economic leaders that the recent wave of trade tariffs would significantly harm global growth.

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See pictures of the South African delegation taking part in the World Economic Forum's annual meeting taking place in a snowy Davos, Switzerland.

See pictures of the South African delegation taking part in the World Economic Forum's annual meeting taking place in a snowy Davos, Switzerland.

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Moving education from “unfreedom” to freedom

2017-05-07 06:25

Delivering quality education is within our power through decisive action, writes Manusha Pillai.

The common wisdom factory

2017-05-07 06:10

You get used to it very quickly – the typical World Economic Forum (WEF) glance. With 1 000 people trooping through Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre this week, it becomes habitual to covertly glance at the name tags everyone has to wear.

Marxist at the gates

2017-05-07 06:10

Chris Malikane seems genuinely exasperated by the extreme reaction to his appointment as an adviser to Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

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