The World Economic Forum's annual meeting opened in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday, with more than 1 600 business leaders and more than 45 heads of state set to discuss how the global economy can get back to robust growth, and how business models can adapt to generational and structural changes.
South African-born and raised actress Charlize Theron was one of three "exceptional cultural leaders" to be given special awards at the opening of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday.
This years World Economic Forum annual meeting opens on 22 January. As in previous years, Team South Africa is going in with guns blazing to promote foreign investment across the continent.
A World Economic Forum panel discussion of "Africa's Role in the Global Transformation" has identified infrastructure development and the removal of trade barriers as some of the key conditions for creating more diversified economies across the continent.
South Africa is working towards a thriving mixed economy that is integrated into the southern African region and African continent as a whole, President Jacob Zuma said at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
African leaders called for greater market integration on the continent, the freeing up of border controls and more coordination in developing infrastructure during a special session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
In Davos this week, South Africa must stress the growing global role of Africa and the developing world, while positioning itself as a gateway to the continent and an investment destination of choice, writes Brand South Africa CEO Miller Matola.
South African singer and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka has received the World Economic Forum's Crystal Award for artists who use their talents to improve the state of the world.
President Jacob Zuma will head up a strong South African delegation at the opening of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday, looking to showcase the country's unique investment opportunities at the prestigious gathering of business and political leaders.
South Africa is gearing up to send another high-powered delegation to the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland - 20 years after Nelson Mandela, still fighting to pave the way for the country's first democratic elections, attended the exclusive gathering.