Threats posed by post-Cold War instability should be factored into the debates on global economics at Davos
Days after the M&G revealed that Eskom bosses plan to attend the WEF summit in Davos, the broke power utility announced the trip has been scrapped.
Of the 2 500 movers and shakers who have descended on the picture-postcard Swiss ski resort, for the World Economic Forum, a mere 17% are women.
There's been a slow-burning undercurrent at Davos; this year's smouldering issues are jobs and rising unemployment, especially in the European Union.
Bill Gates has rescued a beleaguered health fund by pledging $750-million to fight three of world's killer diseases -- Aids, malaria and TB.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has warned the world's elite that it is time for women to seize control of the world and sort out the mess men have made.
President Jacob Zuma is in for a busy few weeks as he leaves for Qatar on Monday to strengthen political and economic relations between the countries.
Our A-Z analysis unpicks the significance of the World Economic Forum talkfest taking place in Switzerland this week.
The sovereign debt crisis is set to cast its shadow over Davos this year, where world leaders will meet to discuss the future of the global economy.
The World Economic Forum has warned anger with inequality -- evident from the Occupy movement to the Arab Spring -- risks setting back globalisation.
Yahoo! on Wednesday sold Delicious to the founders of YouTube, who promised to continue and grow the popular social bookmarking site.
Anti-capitalist protesters threw bottles at riot police on Saturday and officers responded with water cannon as a small demonstration.
World leaders appealed on Friday for all nations to make concessions and reach a deal on long-running trade talks by the end of this year.
SA mining giant AngloGold Ashanti scooped the unwanted "Public Eye Award" for environmental and social "irresponsibility" on Friday.
SA set out its stall at the Davos meeting of the global elite on Wednesday, proud to be attending for the first time as a member of the Bric stable.
Global business leaders pinned their hopes on roaring growth in emerging markets at the start of the annual Davos forum on Wednesday.
Buoyed by optimism, about 2 500 leaders, politicians and activists will tackle an array of issues at the World Economic Forum in Davos.