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Watch: South Africa at the 2016 World Economic Forum on Africa

South Africa sent a high-powered delegation of government, business and civil society leaders to the 2016 World Economic Forum on Africa, held in Kigali, Rwanda, from 11 to 13 May. Watch video coverage of their contribution to the continental gathering.

WEF Africa 2016: The village of the future

WEF Africa 2016: The village of the future

During the World Economic Forum on Africa, held in Kigali, Rwanda this week, the Village of the Future panel discussion offered some new insights on the role of technology in rural economies.

Rwanda: Marvel of growth and WEF Africa 2016 host

Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills, has dramatically transformed since the 1994 genocide. The country is becoming a high-tech hub of sub-Saharan Africa and boasts one of the region's fastest GDP growth rates. And now, from 11 to 13 May, the country's capital of Kigali will host the 26th annual World Economic Forum on Africa.

WEF Africa 2016: How do we deliver shared prosperity across the continent?

Important questions will be discussed in Kigali, Rwanda this week, as the World Economic Forum on Africa gathers under the theme "Connecting Africa's Resources through Digital Transformation". We take a look at the meeting's main sub-themes.

WEF Africa 2016: connecting Africa’s resources through digital transformation

With Africa's economy under pressure, the World Economic Forum on Africa meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, will look at how the continent's technology industry can help overcome its challenges.

Brand South Africa & CNBC Africa Special on the Thought Leadership Breakfast at WEF...

At the recent World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, CNBC Africa hosted a discussion on the role industrialisation plays in economic growth and social development in South Africa and Africa. The event will be televised on the CNBC channel on Thursday, 28 January.

How can Africa improve?

Africa could solve many of the problems it faces by forming strategic partnerships within and outside the continent. The 2016 World Economic Forum in Switzerland, held in January, provided a platform for these sorts of partnerships to be discussed further.

Gallery: a chance for global solutions at WEF

The annual World Economic Forum is an opportunity for dialogue, debate and problem solving on a global level between political leaders, business experts, and civil society. Held in Davos, Switzerland, this year's theme is "Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution".

South Africans are ready for action

research---thumbWhile South Africa is building a new nation, solutions and new and inspiring ways of engaging with problems and challenges, are paramount.

WEF on Africa opens in Cape Town

WEF on Africa opens in Cape Town

More than a thousand leaders have gathered in Cape Town for the 25th World Economic Forum on Africa. They represent business, government and academia and will explore the economic problems of and possibilities for the continent. Four African Global Growth Companies were also named.

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