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Outcomes from the WCF

Outcomes from the WCF

One of the major outcomes of the annual World Communication Forum in Davos, Switzerland was an agreement from the BRICS countries, of which South Africa is a member, to set up a Communicators Forum. South Africa's concept of ubuntu was also applauded.

Anti-corruption courses in African business schools could help end graft

Education could be a valuable weapon in Africa's fight against corruption. Three business schools - in Nigeria, Tanzania and South Africa - already offer anti-graft coursework, and the results are positive.

Watch: Understanding the work of the G20 and B20

On 15 and 16 November South Africa will join 19 other major developed and emerging economies for the annual Group of 20, or G20, summit to discuss ways to boost global growth. The summit will include perspectives from the international business leaders who make up the Business 20, or B20.

Diaspora dollars spur African development

The African diaspora, estimated at nearly 170-million people with ties to the continent living and working in the US and Europe, send over US$60-billion home every year, money that builds local African economies and reduces dependence on foreign aid.

Massive potential in African mining: IFC

African mining: ‘prepare for a rebound’

Investors should broaden their perspective, look beyond the obvious and prepare for African mining to rebound on the back of growing demand from recovering global economies, delegates heard at a private forum ahead of the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town on the weekend.
Africa 'will benefit from SA in BRICS'

BRICS ‘a voice for emerging economies’

The BRICS grouping of influential emerging economies is not a "closed shop" but an important voice for emerging economies and developing countries globally, South African Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies told an experts' meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia on Wednesday.
BRICS development bank one step closer

BRICS development bank one step closer

The BRICS grouping of influential emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - have taken another step towards establishing a development bank that could one day rival the World Bank.

BRICS a boost to Brand South Africa

South Africa's ascendance to the BRICS group of major emerging economies is a boost to the country's brand, Miller Matola, CEO of Brand South Africa, said at an Brand South Africa roundtable discussion with London's Financial Times on Tuesday.
BRIC to boost SA competitiveness

BRIC to boost SA competitiveness

South Africa's invitation the join the BRIC group of fast-growing emerging economies as a full member will open up new trade and investment opportunities for the country, says International Marketing Council of South Africa CEO Miller Matola.
Africa in the new world order

Africa in the new world order

Kgalema Motlanthe, South Africa's deputy president, looks at how African economies' resilient performance during the global financial crisis points to the continent's new place in a changing world.

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