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The case for investment in Zimbabwe’s economic rebirth

Encouraged by the positive sentiment of recent weeks, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe now predicts 4% GDP growth in 2018.

​We must fuss about Davos – to craft a fair economic order

The world’s business leaders gather to shape a financial system that enriches them, causing financial crises and increasing the inequality gap.

Richard Quest in Davos: Bright spots in economic future

Klauss Schwab, the executive chairperson of the World Economic Forum, says we should all be feeling more optimistic about the econimc future.

Zuma dismisses fears over World Cup security

President Jacob Zuma has dismissed fears of any attack at the Soccer World Cup, promising South Africa would host a safe competition.

Bank-reform battle dominates Davos summit

Bankers and political leaders took their battle over post-crisis regulation to the World Economic Forum, which started in Davos on Wednesday.

Davos goes underground

The party is over in the City of London, and perhaps it is here in the Swiss Alps too.

World bodies warn of mass job cuts, crawling growth

The economic crisis could throw 50-million people out of work by the end of the year, the ILO said on Wednesday, darkening gloom at the Davos summit.

Economic turmoil dominates Davos forum

Worsening economic turmoil dominated talks and thoughts as world leaders and financial chiefs gathered on Wednesday for the annual Davos forum.

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National Science and Technology Forum

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Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

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