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South Africa’s education system critical to competitiveness

As Team South Africa prepares to showcase the country's successes at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, we must remember that a quality education for young people is critical to our global competitiveness, writes Brand South Africa CEO Miller Matola.

Watch: Introducing the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos

Team South Africa will again be joining world leaders at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, in late January. The meeting is an opportunity to enhance South Africa's global reputation and tell the country's story of competitiveness and social cohesion.

Watch: Nelson Mandela addresses Davos in 1999

In 1999, five years into South Africa's democracy and in his final year as president, Nelson Mandela addressed global luminaries gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos. His speech is now 15 years old, but much of it still resonates in South Africa, and in the global economy. Watch the video, and read the transcript.

SA launches new companies commission

Switzerland ‘a key investor in SA’

Switzerland is a key partner for investment in South Africa, having invested around R17-billion and created over 13 000 jobs in the country over the last decade, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

South Africa fields strong team at Davos 2011

The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting runs from 26 to 30 January in Davos, Switzerland, and as was the case in previous years, South Africa is well represented in 2011.
SA's BRIC membership to boost country


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