President Jacob Zuma will be heading up the high-level South African delegation of cabinet ministers and business leaders attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, from 21 to 24 January, the Presidency said on Wednesday.
The BRICS countries should not be counted out as dynamic forces in the global economy, panelists argued at the WEF's annual meeting in Davos on Thursday, predicting that these economies would rebound over the next few years.
Africa needs to create an enabling environment for domestic and foreign investment to realize its potential and ensure inclusive growth for its population, panelists agreed at a special session on the opening day of the WEF annual meeting in Davos on Wednesday.
South Africa is aware of its challenges and committed to resolving them through the policy framework of the country's National Development Plan (NDP), Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan told delegates at the WEF annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday.
South African project myHandsandHeart, an online and mobile platform for matching organisations and youth volunteers, was named on Tuesday as one of six winners of a global competition for local initiatives that are having a positive impact on their communities.
Seven Cabinet ministers will be joining the South African delegation in Davos, Switzerland this week to present the country's National Development Plan (NDP) to global business and political leaders at the latest annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.
The World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos provides an excellent platform to network and market South Africa to potential investors, President Jacob Zuma told a delegation of business people on Thursday ahead of their departure for Switzerland.
South Africa's Standard Bank has been ranked 98th on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list released in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday. Standard came in as one of nine banks, and the only African company, on the list.
Developments in infrastructure, and deeper economic integration, will be key to sustained growth in Africa, according to a panel of business and political leaders brought together by Brand South Africa at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday.
Africa is already the world's second fastest growing economy after expanding 5% a year in the past two years, and African countries are determined to consolidate and build on these gains, South African President Jacob Zuma said during a televised debate in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday.