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South Africa’s message to the world from Davos

The World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting is around the corner, starting on 17 January. We take a look at South Africa’s message from...

South Africans going to WEF in Davos

The World Economic Forum annual meeting takes place in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland from 17 to 20 January. South Africa’s delegation includes people from the government,...

Leaders gather for 47th World Economic Forum in Davos

For over 40 years, the World Economic Forum has brought together global leaders in government, civil society and business. This year’s annual meeting in...

South Africa’s digital economy a top global mover in Networked Readiness Index

2 August 2016 South Africa's digital economy has jumped to 65th out of 139 countries surveyed in the Networked Readiness Index, an gain in 10 places...

South Africa: open for business

South Africa has enormous potential as an investment destination, offering a unique combination of highly developed first world economic infrastructure with a vibrant emerging market economy.

Opportunities exist for SADC region to increase competitiveness

South Africa performs very well in the more complex areas of competitiveness, such as innovation, technological readiness, and financial market development, according to Caroline Galvan, the World Economic Forum’s Lead Economist for Competitiveness and Risks in Africa.

Assessing SADC’s competitiveness ahead of World Economic Forum on Africa

With the World Economic Forum on Africa 2016 in Kigali just around the corner, Brand South Africa and the World Economic Forum are hosting a discussion on competitiveness in Southern Africa.

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.

President Zuma upbeat as he concludes WEF visit with meeting with global investors


On Friday 22 January 2016 President Jacob Zuma and his delegation held a fruitful and successful interaction with global investors at the World Economic Forum in Davos.


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