ARTICLES RELATING TO WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

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.

‘Inclusive growth is radical’

2017-04-30 06:22

Achieving “inclusive growth” and overcoming inequality in South Africa would be positive for investment, economic growth and stability, Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi said on Friday.

Emerging markets and the fourth industrial revolution

2016-01-20 10:27

Businesses, governments and indeed countries also need to reappraise how they go about doing things as the fourth industrial revolution dawns.

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HEADLINES: Zuma in Davos, Soweto & Sydney evacuation

In today's news headlines: President Jacob Zuma speaks at the World Economic Forum, 39 people have been arrested in Soweto for looting and a harbor precint in Sydney goes into lockdown. Watch.

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If I were finance minister for a day

2014-01-24 11:25

Ferial Haffajee asks the ANC's favourite banker Colin Coleman what he would do if he were in Pravin Gordhan's shoes for a day.

 

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.

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.

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Zuma at the World Economic Forum - everything you need to know

President Jacob Zuma on Saturday returned to South Africa following his participation in the World Economic Forum meeting held in Davos, Switzerland. Here's everything you need to know about his trip.

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Davos, the Brics and SA

2014-01-27 11:58

Paolo Senatore looks at SA's economic prospects from a global perspective.

SA Inc's 10 top selling points at Davos

2014-01-23 14:38

Ferial Haffajee, City Press editor and Fin24's correspondent in Davos, distilled the country's key selling points - and added a few things you won't read.

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