A new world order is in the making, argues Vusi Gumede, where having a meal is just as important as civil rights.
The World Economic Forum is fascinating in many respects, and the same goes for the WEF on Africa, which met recently in Cape Town.
A world-renowned scholar of public policy, Yehezkel Dror, recently emphasised that policy and politics "closely interact and cannot be separated".
The continent needs a new economic model that will benefit all its inhabitants – not just a few, writes Vusi Gumede.
History continues to judge Africans harshly. A fundamental reality is that Africa is behind other continents in many respects.
The recently released census results confirm that South Africa's social and economic transformation has been slow.